US stocks opened lower on Tuesday, sliding following a strong performance on Monday that led to record closing high for the Nasdaq Composite.
Meanwhile, the political wrangling about the next pandemic stimulus package in Washington continues to be the main focus for investors.
Here’s where things opened today:
- The Dow slipped 0.1%, or 18 points.
- The S&P 500 opened 0.2% lower.
- The Nasdaq opened flat.