Stocks close lower as tariffs remain on the table U.S. stocks closed slightly lower on Tuesday as investors digested mixed messages on progress toward a partial U.S.-China trade deal before a Dec. 15 deadline for a further increase in China goods.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed about 27 points, 0.1%, lower, near 27,883, while the S&P 500 was off about 3 points, 0.1%, closing near 3,133. The Nasdaq lost about 5 points, less than 0.1%, closing near 8,616.
Shares of pet supply retailer Chewy Inc. were about 6% higher Tuesday after reporting better-than-expected earnings Monday.
Source : MarketWatch