Shares of some top specialty retail companies were down at the close of trading:

Autozone Inc. fell $2.62 or .5 percent, to $514.41.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. fell $1.68 or 2.7 percent, to $61.61.

Best Buy fell $.56 or 1.9 percent, to $29.17.

Home Depot Inc. fell $1.10 or 1.4 percent, to $79.75.

Lowe's Cos. fell $.26 or .5 percent, to $47.59.

RadioShack fell $.04 or 6.3 percent, to $0.58.

Staples fell $.15 or 1.3 percent, to $11.44.

TJX Companies fell $.17 or .3 percent, to $53.12.