U.S. stocks finished mixed on Tuesday, with investors taking a breather after a brief record run.
The S&P 500 edged down 4.36 points, or 0.1%, to 3911.23, after the benchmark gauge posted its eighth all-time closing high of 2021 on Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 9.93 points, or less than 0.1%, to 31375.83.
The technology-focused Nasdaq Composite Index rose 20.06 points, or 0.1%, to 14007.70, a record.
For the S&P 500 and the Dow, Tuesday marked their first down day in more than a week.
Throughout the day the market remained essentially flat.