Stocks ended lower on Wall Street Tuesday after spending most of the day in the red as investors weighed solid corporate earnings results against growing concerns about the pandemic.
The S&P 500 lost 0.1%, pulled down by losses in banks and industrial companies. Gains for some Big Tech companies like Amazon and Facebook helped keep the losses in check. Small-company stocks fell more than other parts of the market.
The S&P 500 fell 5.74 points, or 0.1%, to 3,849.62.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 22.96 points, or 0.1%, to 30,937.04.
The Nasdaq fell 9.93 points, or 0.1%, to 13,626.06.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies fell 13.42 points, or 0.6%, to 2,149.86.
For the week:
The S&P 500 is up 8.15 points, or 0.2%.
The Dow is down 59.94 points, or 0.2%.
The Nasdaq is up 83 points, or 0.6%.
The Russell 2000 is down 18.90 points, or 0.9%.
For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 93.55 points, or 2.5%.
The Dow is up 330.56 points, or 1.1%.
The Nasdaq is up 737.78 points, or 5.7%.
The Russell 2000 is up 175 points, or 8.9%.