NEW YORK — Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street as the market gives back some of a big gain from the day before.
Materials and energy stocks were especially weak in early trading Tuesday as commodities prices moved lower.
Fitbit sank 15 percent after releasing a weak forecast, and J.M. Smucker fell 2 percent after reporting sales that fell short of analysts’ forecasts.
The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 63 points, or 0.4 percent, to 16,554 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 10 points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,936. The Nasdaq composite gave up 21 points, or 0.5 percent, to 4,548.
Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 1.80 percent.
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