Monday, September 17 15:33:57
U.S. stocks edged lower today after the best two weeks for the S and P 500 in three months left the index at its highest level in nearly five years, with investors turning their attention to the economy and instability in the Middle East.
The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 16.81 points, or 0.12 percent, to 13,576.56. The Standard and Poor's 500 Index shed 2.45 points, or 0.17 percent, to 1,463.32. The Nasdaq Composite Index lost 4.30 points, or 0.14 percent, to 3,179.65.