US Stocks Fall in Early Trading After Mixed Earnings Reports

April 14, 2015 2:25 PM

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U.S. stocks were broadly lower in early trading Tuesday as investors reacted to mixed corporate earnings. JPMorgan Chase rose after reporting first-quarter results that beat analysts' expectations. Eight of the 10 industry sectors in the Standard & Poor's 500 index fell, led by industrial companies.

KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 36 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,940 as of 10:18 a.m. Eastern time. The S&P 500 dropped five points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,087. The Nasdaq composite fell 24 points, or 0.5 percent, to 4,963.

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