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Wall St dips at open, dragged by Lowe's, Target

This, ahead of the release of minutes from the most recent meeting of the Federal Reserve

Reuters  |  New York 

US stocks dipped slightly at the open on Wednesday following weak earnings forecasts from retailers Lowe's and Target, ahead of the release of minutes from the most recent meeting of the Federal Reserve. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 20.06 points or 0.12%, to 16,899.53, the S&P 500 lost 2.89 points or 0.15%, to 1,978.71 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 8.71 points or 0.19%, to 4,518.80.

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First Published: Wed, August 20 2014. 19:04 IST
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