U.S. stocks slipped at the open on Tuesday, with bank stocks the biggest drags, pressured by turmoil in European markets following an Italian lawmaker’s anti-euro comments and as relief from a reworked NAFTA deal faded.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 2.30 points, or 0.01 percent, at the open to 26,648.91. The S&P 500 .SPX opened lower by 0.79 points, or 0.03 percent, at 2,923.80. The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 12.83 points, or 0.16 percent, to 8,024.48 at the opening bell.
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