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NEW YORK (
U.S. stocks finished Tuesday lower following the failure of government coalition talks in Greece.
Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 63.35 points, or 0.5%, to close at 12,632, and is now down in nine of the past ten sessions. The
S&P 500 dropped 7.69 points to finish at 1331 and the
Nasdaq Composite lost 9 points to settle at 2894.
Breadth within the Dow was poor with 24 of the index's 30 components posting losses.
The biggest decliners among the blue chips were
Home Depot(HD - Get Report),
Shares of home improvement products retailer Home Depot fell 2.43% to $48.67 after the Atlanta-based company delivered an in-line profit for the first quarter but fell short of analyst revenue expectations.
The stock has risen 15.77% year to date.
Alcoa shares dropped 2.35% to $8.71
Shares of HP lost 2.46% to $22.40. The technology company announced Monday that it lost a lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service, according to
The stock has fallen 13.04% year to date.
The biggest gainer in the index was
JPMorgan Chase(JPM - Get Report), rising 1.3% to close at $36.24.
The bank's CEO Jamie Dimon
faced angry shareholders Tuesday at the bank's shareholders meeting in Tampa, Fla.
Last week, JPMorgan disclosed a $2 billion trading loss stemming from an ill-conceived hedging strategy in the bank's credit derivatives portfolio.
The stock has risen 8.99% year to date.
Written by Alexandra Zendrian in New York.
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