Stock Market Drags; Target Sinks After Retailers Post Earnings

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The U.S. stock market fell in the first hour of trading Wednesday, as Target (TGT) retreated but Lowe’s (LOW) and TJX Cos. (TJX) climbed following earnings reports.




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Stock market indexes tried to bounce off session lows around 10 a.m. ET.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.3%. JPMorgan Chase (JPM) dipped below its 50-day moving average but remains above its most recent buy point at 163.93.

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq composite lost 0.2%. Small caps lagged as the Russell 2000 slid nearly 1%.

Volume was lower on the Nasdaq and higher on the NYSE compared with the same time on Tuesday.

U.S. Stock Market Today Overview

Index Symbol Price Gain/Loss % Change
Dow Jones (0DJIA) 36014.71 -127.51 -0.35
S&P 500 (0S&P5) 4690.87 -10.03 -0.21
Nasdaq (0NDQC ) 15942.10 -31.76 -0.20
Russell 2000 (IWM) 236.23 -2.76 -1.15
IBD 50 (FFTY) 50.70 -0.48 -0.94
Last Update: 10:18 AM ET 11/17/2021

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