Major U.S. stock-indexes lower on Tuesday as oil prices tumbled and weak Chinese data rekindled fears of a global economic slowdown led by the world's second-biggest economy. China's February trade performance was far worse than economists had expected, with exports tumbling the most in over six years. The report weighed on markets worldwide. Oil prices fell nearly 3% in volatile trading.
Most of Dow stocks in negative area (18 of 30). Top looser - Caterpillar Inc. (CAT, -2,97%). Top gainer - NIKE, Inc. (NKE, 2,08%).
Almost all of S&P sectors in negative area. Top looser - Basic Materials (-3,1%). Top gainer - Utilities ( 0,5%).
At the moment:
Dow 17016.00 -32.00 -0.19%
S&P 500 1987.75 -11.25 -0.56%
Nasdaq 100 4294.75 -5.25 -0.12%
Oil 36.66 -1.24 -3.27%
Gold 1266.90 2.90 0.23%
U.S. 10yr 1.82 -0.08