In early trading, the
On Tuesday, the S&P 500 fell further after hitting a high last Thursday.
The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite dropped 1.9%. Apple fell 3.5% and
The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.1% to 34,133.03.
“With relatively light newsflow and macro data, price action in the region was subdued in holiday-thinned conditions,”
Investors are watching corporate earnings and looking ahead to Friday's
Most economic indicators point to improving conditions, but investors are worried about renewed coronavirus outbreaks and a possible uptick in inflation.
Remarks by Treasury Secretary
More than half the companies in the S&P 500 have reported results this earnings season, which show profit growth of 54%, according to FactSet.
In energy markets, benchmark
The dollar rose rose to