NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- U.S. stocks finished Tuesday lower following the failure of government coalition talks in Greece. The 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), Alcoa ( AA) and Hewlett-Packard ( HPQ).
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 Reuters. The stock has fallen 13.04% year to date. The biggest gainer in the index was JPMorgan Chase ( JPM), 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. >To contact the writer of this article, click here: Alexandra Zendrian >To submit a news tip, send an email to: email@example.com. >To follow the writer on Twitter, go to Alexandra Zendrian.