U.S. stocks edged lower at the opening bell on Monday ahead of a busy week packed with meetings by the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank.
Investors are also on the lookout for signs of easing trade tensions ahead of the Dec. 15 deadline for additional duties on Chinese imports.
The S&P 500 was down 0.1% to 3,142. The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 50 points, or 0.2%, to around 27,965. The Nasdaq Composite was up by less than 0.1% to 8,659.
Major stock-market benchmark indexes remain less than a single percentage point away from their record closes set on Nov. 27.
In company news, shares of Tesla Inc. were in focus after reports said that a Tesla Model 3 crashed while on autopilot.
Source : Market Watch