Some disappointing corporate earnings news and falling oil prices combined to pull the Dow Jones industrial average back from a record level on Tuesday. Power company stocks were among the biggest decliners after NRG Energy lowered its earnings estimates.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 32.43 points, or 0.2 percent, to close at 15,750.67.
The S&P 500 index dropped 4.20 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,767.69.
The Nasdaq composite edged up 0.13 point to 3,919.92.
For the week so far:
The Dow is down 11.11 points, or 0.1 percent.
The S&P 500 is down 2.92 points, or 0.2 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 0.69 points, or 0.02 percent
For the year so far:
The Dow is up 2,646.53 points, or 20.2 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 341.50 points, or 23.9 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 900.41 points, or 29.8 percent