U.S. stock indexes mostly fell on Tuesday as oil continued to slide and investors fretted over when the Federal Reserve will raise a key borrowing rate. Nine of 10 industry sectors of the Standard and Poor’s fell, led by raw material companies.
The Dow Jones industrial average lost 128.34 points, or 0.7 per cent, to 17,849.08.
The S&P 500 fell 6.91 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 2,074.28.
The Nasdaq composite edged up 7.93 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 4,937.43.
For the week:
The Dow is up 99.77 points, or 0.6 per cent.
The S&P 500 index is up 20.88 points, or 1 per cent.
The Nasdaq is up 65.68 points, or 1.4 per cent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 26.01 points, or 0.2 per cent.
The S&P 500 index is up 15.38 points, or 0.8 per cent.
The Nasdaq is up 201.38 points, or 4.3 per cent.