Stocks are opening broadly lower as investors reacted to a negative assessment of the global economy by the head of the International Monetary Fund.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde warned in a speech Tuesday that the global recovery remains "too slow."
Disney slumped 2 percent after the heir-apparent to the CEO job, Tom Staggs, said he was leaving.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 104 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,635 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index declined 16 points, or 0.8 percent, to 2,049. The Nasdaq composite lost 36 points, or 0.7 percent, to 4,856.
Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 1.73 percent.