Stocks edge lower on Wall Street; investors review earnings
The S&P 500 fell 0.3%, the Nasdaq fell 0.3% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.5%.
The major indexes bounced between gains and losses throughout the day, with technology stocks again giving direction to the broader market.
UnitedHealth Group, Bank of America and Procter & Gamble all rose after reporting encouraging financial results.
Bond yields fell. Communications companies and makers of household goods and consumer products gained ground.