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  • 08/23/2017 07:42:17

    Dow threatens to halt 2-session climb as U.S. stocks sink at the open

    U.S. equity indexes opened lower Wednesday on renewed worries about U.S. trade relations and domestic policy, threatening to reverse the previous session's health gains. The S&P 500 index traded 0.3% lower at 2,444, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average was 0.4% down at 21,821. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite Index declined 0.3% to 6,274 after ending producing the sharpest rise of the three major equity benchmarks in the previous session. Late Tuesday, President Donald Trump at a rally in Phoenix said he was willing to risk a government shutdown to ensure funding for the construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. In corporate news, Lowe's Cos. slipped 4.9% following weaker-than-expected earnings, while London-traded shares of advertising giant WPP PLC tumbled 10.4% as it cut its growth outlook. Salesforce.com Inc. dipped 0.8%, even after reporting better-than-expected earnings late Tuesday.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

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