Stocks fell on Wednesday as the corporate earnings season rolled on with companies like CSX and Bank of America releasing their quarterly numbers.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 115.7 points, or 0.42%. The S&P 500 slid 0.65% to 2,984.42. The Nasdaq Composite closed 0.46% lower at 8,185.21.
Stocks closed at their lows of the day just after the Wall Street Journal reported that progress on a trade deal with China are stalled over restrictions on Huawei, citing people familiar with the talks.