Losses by industrial and technology companies pulled stocks lower Tuesday, erasing an early gain that sent the Dow Jones industrial average past 26,000 points for the first time. In the end, the Dow fell 10 points, less than 0.1%, to 25,792, per the AP. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 9 points, or 0.4%, to 2,776, and the Nasdaq composite lost 37 points, or 0.5%, to 7,223. Also of note, General Electric slumped 3% after reporting a $6.2 billion write-down. Media company Viacom dropped 7% following reports that it's not in talks to merge with CBS, and Energizer surged 14.5% after saying it will acquire the battery and lighting assets of Spectrum.
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