Major U.S. stock-indexes fell on Tuesday after the dollar jumped to a one-month high on data showing that U.S. business investment spending plans increased solidly for a second straight month in April. Also, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday that the central bank could raise interest rates this year if the economy keeps improving as expected.
All of Dow stocks in negative area (30 of 30). Top looser - Caterpillar Inc. (САТ, -1.42%).
All of S&P index sectors also in negative area. Top looser - Basic Materials (-1.6%).
At the moment:
Dow 18045.00 -179.00 -0.98%
S&P 500 2105.75 -18.75 -0.88%
Nasdaq 100 4478.75 -50.00 -1.10%
10-year yield 2.18% -0.03
Oil 58.46 -1.26 -2.11%
Gold 1187.10 -16.90 -1.40%