Stocks struggled to a mixed finish on Wall Street following an early rally sputtered.
Losses in health care stocks offset gains in elsewhere, banks and businesses on the industry. Trading’s day came when leading banks, including JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo, are expected to report their outcomes, as investors looked ahead to Friday.
The S&P 500 index included 0.11 points into 2,888.32.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 14.11 points, or 0.1 percent, to 26,143.05.
The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks grew up 2.41 points, or 0.2%, to 1,579.14.
The S&P 500 comes down 4.42 points, or 0.2%.
The Dow is down 281.94 factors, or 1.1 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 8.67 points, or 0.1 percent.
The Russell 2000 is down 3.42 points, or 0.2%.
For the entire year:
The S&P 500 consists of 381.47 points, or 15.2%.
The Dow is up 2,815.59 points, or 12.1 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 1,312.08 points, approximately 19.8 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 230.58 points, or 17.1 percent.