Markets Slip Back From Record Highs

Dow falls 37 points
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Dec 19, 2017 3:08 PM CST
Markets Slip Back From Record Highs
A trader works at his post at the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017.   (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Losses for technology companies and banks pulled the stock market slightly below the latest all-time highs it set a day earlier, per the AP. The Standard & Poor's 500 fell 8 points, or 0.3%, to 2,681. The Dow Jones industrials fell 37 points, or 0.2%, to 24,754. The Nasdaq slipped 30 points, or 0.4%, 6,963. The market started higher but drifted gradually lower as the day went on. Autodesk fell 1.9% Tuesday, and video game maker Activision Blizzard gave up 1.7%. Citigroup fell 1.3%.

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