U.S. Stock Indexes Open Lower Amid Rising U.S.-North Korea Tensions

By MarketWatchMarketsMarketWatch Pulse

U.S. stocks opened lower on Wednesday as geopolitical concerns reared up, highlighted by North Korea's threat to launch a missile strike in U.S. territory Guam. The S&P 500 was trading down 0.4%. The Dow lost 64 points to 22020. While, the Nasdaq Composite Index fell the most among U.S. stock indexes, slipping around 0.8%.

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