Dow Ends Day Down 87

S&P 500, Nasdaq also close lower
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Aug 23, 2017 3:11 PM CDT
Dow Ends Day Down 87
Trader Jeffrey Vazquez, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

(Newser) – Stocks pulled back on Wall Street, giving back some of their gains from a day earlier, the AP reports. Retailers and advertising companies had some of the steepest drops Wednesday as investors worried about their earnings. Lowe's sank 3.7% after reporting second-quarter earnings that were weaker than analysts expected. La-Z-Boy plunged 20%. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 8 points, or 0.4%, to 2,444. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 87 points, or 0.4%, to 21,812. The Nasdaq composite fell 19 points, or 0.3%, to 6,278. (Read more stock market stories.)

We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.
Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
Install the Newser News app
in two easy steps:
1. Tap in your navigation bar.
2. Tap to Add to Home Screen.