Wall Street down after two-day rally

New York - US stocks edged lower at the open on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 coming off a two-day rally as investors assessed some of the final corporate results of earnings season.

The Dow Jones industrial average was down 8.99 points, or 0.05 percent, at 16,502.87.

The US bourse is set to open higher as European leaders get ready to meet. Credit: REUTERS

The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was down 1.19 points, or 0.06 percent, at 1,883.89.

The Nasdaq Composite Index was down 3.53 points, or 0.09 percent, at 4,122.28. - Reuters