Stocks Edge Lower on Wall Street

Dow ends day down 21
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Feb 6, 2019 3:11 PM CST
In this Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, file photo specialist Patrick King, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

(Newser) – Stocks are closing slightly lower on Wall Street as investors react to a mixed batch of company earnings, the AP reports. Anadarko Petroleum lost 7.4% Wednesday and video-game maker Take-Two Interactive sank 13.8%. Both companies reported earnings that fell far short of what analysts were looking for. General Motors climbed 1.6% after reporting a solid quarter, and Capri Holdings, the parent company of Michael Kors, jumped 11.3%. The S&P 500 index fell 6 points, or 0.2%, to 2,731. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 21 points, or 0.1%, at 25,390. The Nasdaq dropped 26 points, or 0.4%, to 7,375. (Read more stock market stories.)

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