Trading volumes were near their lowest levels in 2019.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped on falling shares of UnitedHealth and IBM, which missed its revenue target in the recently completed quarter.
Also, Federal Reserve officials signaled confidence in the U.S. economy.
The S&P 500 snapped an eight-day winning streak.
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite were modestly lower after hitting six-month highs on Monday.
Stocks ended the week, month and quarter on a positive note.
So far in 2019, with the market gaining upside momentum, health care has become the worst performing sector. But we see some bright spots.
It was the worst day for U.S. stocks since Jan. 3, 2019.
Shares of oil and natural gas companies helped lift major averages.
Shares of Boeing tumbled into correction territory as the global Max jet crash fallout grows.
Target started a busy week for retailers' earnings with a better-than-expected fourth-quarter report.
Losers were led by health care companies and technology companies.
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Amazon shares closed up more than 3 percent, pushing the e-commerce giant’s market capitalization to $796.8 billion.
Holtz-Eakin, who served as CBO director under former President George W. Bush, said the economy’s fundamentals remain strong despite market volatility.
The “jinx month” is living up to its name but the swings could be short-lived.
It may a historic bull market, but the same worries still linger for long-time bear Peter Eliades.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 300 points in midday trading.
The change signifies the end of an era for GE, which was one of the Dow’s original components when it was founded in 1896.
The streaming giant was one of several tech-focused companies that saw shares sink on Monday.