Major U.S. stock-indexes extended losses in late morning trade on Tuesday, weighed down by technology and industrial stocks, amid disappointing earnings and weak consumer confidence data. The selling comes a day after Wall Street suffered its worst day of 2017, as investors turned wary about the consequences of President Donald Trump's isolationist policies such as curbing travel to the United States.
Most of Dow stocks in negative area (25 of 30). Top loser - The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS, -1.78%). Top gainer - Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK, +0.63%).
Almost all S&P sectors also in negative area. Top loser - Utilities (+1.0%). Top loser - Services (-0.8%).
At the moment:
Dow 19730.00 -158.00 -0.79%
S&P 500 2262.75 -13.25 -0.58%
Nasdaq 100 5085.25 -39.25 -0.77%
Oil 53.43 +0.80 +1.52%
Gold 1214.70 +18.70 +1.56%
U.S. 10yr 2.44 -0.05