US stocks edge lower as investor look overseas

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Posted: Jun 19, 2015 9:44 AM
US stocks edge lower as investor look overseas

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are edging lower in early trading, a day after the Nasdaq composite set a record high.

Investors were keeping an eye on events overseas. Talks between Greece and its international creditors remain unresolved with a big debt repayment looming.

In China, the main stock index plunged, raising concerns that a bubble in the market may have burst.

The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 20 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,094 at 9:43 a.m. Eastern on Friday.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell two points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,118.

The Nasdaq composite declined one point, or 1.3 percent, to 5,132.

Treasury prices rose, pushing the yield on the 10-year note to 2.27 percent from 2.32 percent on Thursday.