The Dow Jones industrial average fell slightly Tuesday after concerns about growing unrest in Egypt pushed oil prices higher. That offset positive news on the U.S. economy that included rising factory orders and strong auto sales.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 42.55 points, or 0.3 percent, to 14,932.41.
The Standard & Poor's 500 dropped 0.88 points, or 0.05 percent, to 1,614.08.
The Nasdaq composite index fell 1.09 points, or 0.03 percent, to 3,433.40
For the week:
The Dow Jones industrial average is up 22.81 points, or 0.2 percent.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index is up 7.80 points, or 0.5 percent.
The Nasdaq composite index is up 30.15 points, or 0.9 percent.
For the year so far:
The Dow is up 1,828.27, or 13.9 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 187.89 points, or 13.2 percent.
The Nasdaq composite is up 413.89 points, or 13.7 percent