U.S. stocks open lower on taper worries – MarketWatch

U.S. stocks open lower on taper worries – MarketWatch

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — U.S. stock indexes opened lower Tuesday, undercut by expectations the Federal Reserve could begin to trim its bond purchases sooner than expected and concerns that Wall Street’s record rally is overdue for a pullback. The Dow Jones Industrial Average

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-0.16%

was down 79.57 points, or 0.5%, to 15,929.20, taking it below the psychologically important 16,000 level. The S&P 500

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-0.13%

lost 5.2 points to trade at 1,795.70, while the Nasdaq Composite

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+0.02%

fell 6.16 points to 4,039.10.

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DJIA
Dow Jones Industrial Average

US

: DJ-Index

15,889.77

-24.85
-0.16%

Volume: 111.18M

Dec. 4, 2013 4:29p

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SPX
S&P 500 Index

US

: S&P Base CME

1,792.81

-2.34
-0.13%

Volume: 573.03M

Dec. 4, 2013 4:29p

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COMP
NASDAQ Composite Index

US

: U.S.: Nasdaq

4,038.00

+0.80
+0.02%

Volume: 0.00

Dec. 4, 2013 5:16p

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