U.S. stock indexes closed mostly lower on Tuesday as investors weighed the implications of the deadly attacks in Belgium. Airlines, cruise companies and travel booking sites were among the biggest decliners. Several oil drilling companies also lagged. Health care stocks notched the biggest gain.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 41.30 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,582.57.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index slipped 1.80 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,049.80.
The Nasdaq composite index added 12.79 points, or 0.3 percent, to 4,821.66.
For the week:
The Dow is down 19.73 points, or 0.1 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 0.22 points, or 0.01 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 26.01 points, or 0.5 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 157.54 points, or 0.9 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 5.86 points, or 0.3 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 185.75 points, or 3.7 percent.