Wall Street lower as tech, energy stocks drag
U.S. stocks edged lower on Wednesday due to losses in energy and technology shares.
Oil prices fell more than 1.3 percent and dragged down the S&P 500 energy index .SPNY by 0.8 percent. Dow components Exxon Mobil (XOM.N) and Chevron (CVX.N) fell 0.9 percent.
Microsoft (MSFT.O) fell 1.3 percent and Cisco (CSCO.O) 2.5 percent, pulling down the technology index .SPLRCT.
Five of the 11 major S&P indexes were lower.
Investors are focusing on the release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve's September policy meeting that will reveal policymakers' views on the progress of the U.S.... read more
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