Shares of mining companies and other commodities producers declined as traders looked askance on a major steelmaker's earnings.
Shares of the world's largest steelmaker by volumes, ArcelorMittal slid as some investors were disappointed with the lack of a bullish second-quarter profit projection.
Copper and gold futures rose as the dollar weakened against rivals.
(-By Rob Curran, firstname.lastname@example.org)
(END) Dow Jones Newswires
May 12, 2017 16:32 ET (20:32 GMT)