Those two stocks weighed most heavily on the Dow, which sagged just a day after closing above 26,000 for the first time. It's been just eight trading days since the Dow had its first close above 25,000 on January 4.
Equities closed lower on Tuesday after a sharp reversal from record levels.
"This might just be a little bit of a pullback, especially after yesterday's significant gain, until we get further into the earnings season", said Lindsey Bell, investment strategist at CFRA Research in NY. Many multinational corporations have announced onetime charges for bringing home money held overseas, but investors expect them to benefit in the long run from the decision to cut the standard tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent and are bidding up their share prices. "A lot of that's just pro-business policies helped underpin a really rocket rally for stocks, and you know, we talked about deregulation and these tax cuts that we've seen - all that has pretty much underpinned a move higher for stocks", said Mark DeCambre, markets editor at MarketWatch.
The broader S&P 500 added 0.9 percent to close at 2,802.56, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq gained a full percentage point to settle at 7,298.28.
Industrial stocks rose after the Federal Reserve said US industrial production increased 0.9 percent in December. Goldman's trading desks had a weak quarter.
United States crude - West Texas Intermediate - is down 0.08% to US$63.90 a barrel. The Brent oil futures rose by 0.12 Dollars to 69.27 USD per barrel, and USA light WTI crude appreciated by 0.19 USD to 63.93 USD per barrel.
Gold rose $2.10 to $1,339.20 an ounce.
The dollar rose to 111.13 yen from 110.30 yen on Wednesday.
Yields on 10-year Treasury notes reached a 10-month high after China reported fourth-quarter growth that accelerated for the first time in seven years. Meanwhile, construction on new houses fell 8.2% in December to a 1.19 million annual rate, with economists polled by MarketWatch forecasting housing starts to total 1.28 million.
The benchmark notes US10YT=RR were last down 11/32 in price to yield 2.6163 percent, from 2.578 percent late on Wednesday. The digital currency fell 1.6 percent to $11,172, according to the tracking site CoinDesk. The futures allow investors to make bets on the future price of bitcoin.
Oil futures were trading lower. Natural gas picked up 10 cents, or 3.3 percent, to $3.23 per 1,000 cubic feet.
Factors contributing to the positive rise in the market include low inflation, low interest rates and low bond yields.
Japan's Nikkei 225 index lost 0.4 percent, while the Kospi in South Korea shed 0.3 percent.
The comments to her LV post were: 'is this a hint? The couple has not shared their baby girl's name yet or her first photo. The pressure is definitely on for Kim and Kanye , because they've gotta come up with a name as extra as North AND Saint .
I'm really pleased that I could take what I've been seeing in practice and play as well with a card in my hand'. Of the players who did finish their opening rounds, only three were within two strokes of Garcia and Kitayama.
Amazon on Thursday announced 20 finalists for the new headquarters and none of the three bids from Missouri made the cut. We are disappointed but as always proud of the great collaborative work our community did to put together the bid.
The official Cranberries website cited "medical reasons associated with a back problem" that prevented O'Riordan from performing. Olé Koretsky , the boyfriend of Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan, has spoken about her death for the first time.
Mattis went on to say the goal of this strategy is to send a message to anyone that wants to take on the U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis speaks about the National Defense Review, Friday, in Washington .
While Karadima's victims were deemed credible by the Vatican, Francis apparently felt the need to change course on Thursday. They staged an unprecedented protest during his 2015 installation ceremony and have protested his presence ever since.
He also favors a suggestion that mayors on the short list "form a pact to say no to incentives Amazon will expect". It is also home to a Whole Foods, a grocery store chair Amazon purchased previous year .
After testing several business features over the last years, WhatsApp has finally released its app, especially for businesses. This is possible because the business personnel will have their respective account listed as a Business Account .
He is accused of sexually assaulting a young woman in a hotel room in Florence, S.C. after a concert in February 2016. This was not the first time Black had a run-in with police. -2 charges of possession of weapon or ammo by a felon.
Influenza viruses are spread mostly from person to person through the coughs and sneezes of people who are sick with influenza. So far, officials with the Oklahoma State Department of Health say that 45 people have died from the virus since September.
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The former lottery pick is averaging career highs in points (13.7 per game), assists (6.4), rebounds (4.6) and steals (2.1). Jerian Grant and Denzel Valentine should earn more minutes if he misses any games.
Matt Norris, on behalf of the Indiana Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association, said the request was simple. Under current law, grocery, drug and convenience stores aren't allowed to sell cold beer but liquor stores are.
Hong Kong has been governed by a "one country, two systems" agreement since 1997 when Britain handed the territory back to China . The umbrellas carried by the protesters became a symbol for the democracy movement in Hong Kong .
His enthusiasm for a second crossing was not shared by a Downing Street spokesman who said: "I haven't seen any plans on that". Currently, the only way the countries are connected are by the Channel Tunnel railway line which runs under the sea.
Palestinian witnesses said they saw at least two Palestinians arrested, with clashes continuing into Thursday morning. The Israeli army said in a statement on Twitter that Jarrar had used a "self-manufactured weapon".
During his time in Major League Baseball , he won the Cy Young Award twice and pitched a no-hitter in the 2010 playoffs. The spokesperson said the plane was found upside down in four feet of water and called it a " high-energy impact ".
Trump's first travel ban was issued nearly a year ago, nearly immediately after he took office, and was aimed at seven countries. But the high court said lower courts were wrong to apply the same limits to the new policy, at least while it is being appealed.
Trump used that word or a substantially similar word. "Others in the room were also using tough language". Under persistent questioning, Nielsen said she didn't recall the specific language used by Trump.
Fournette escaped injury when a auto rear-ended ended his vehicle, pushing his Mercedes-Maybach 6 into the auto in front of him. According to reports the person who hit him was a Steelers fan who was going to the airport to drop the in-laws off.