Stocks slipped on Tuesday as investors weighed ongoing trade negotiations between China and the U.S. along with strong earnings from Target.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 15 points as shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance dipped more than 1 percent. The S&P 500 were down 0.1 percent along with the Nasdaq Composite.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday he thought the two countries were "on the cusp" of reaching a deal that would end the trade skirmish.
Target's same-store sales, a key metric watched by Wall Street, rose 5.1 percent. The company also said its digital sales grew by more than 25 percent.