Wednesday, October 03 15:36:48
U.S. stocks fell today as better-than-expected service sector and employment data in the United States were offset by concerns about a slowdown in the Chinese economy that weighed on materials and energy shares.
The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 15.51 points, or 0.12 percent, to 13,466.85. The Standard and Poor's 500 Index slipped 0.79 points, or 0.05 percent, to 1,444.96. The Nasdaq Composite Index gained 0.19 points, or 0.01 percent, to 3,120.23.