Stocks got off to a mostly lower start Tuesday as investors continued to gauge Middle East tensions after a U.S. military strike in Iraq last week killed a top Iranian general.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average djia fell 87 points, or 0.3%, to 28,616, while the S&P 500 spx was off 0.2% at 3,239. The Nasdaq Composite comp was marginally higher at 9,072.
Stocks fell Friday in the wake of the strike and began Monday on a soft note as Washington and Tehran traded threats, but rebounded to end the day in positive territory.
Shares of Dow component Goldman Sachs Group Inc. gs rose 1.1% after the investment-banking giant announced a reorganization of its business units.
Source : MarketWatch