Markets also were watching for the outcome of
Investors expect President
“All hell could break loose if the tariffs don't get postponed,” said
Chinese spokespeople have appealed for a prompt resolution to the fight that threatens to chill global economic growth. Trump rattled markets last week by saying he might be willing to wait until after next year's presidential election.
Losses for technology, health care and financial companies outweighed gains elsewhere in the market.
The S&P 500 lost 0.3% and the Dow fell 0.4%. The Nasdaq dropped 0.4%.
Forecasters expect little change from the
A meeting of the
British leaders are looking to Thursday's election for 650 seats in the House of Commons to break an impasse over departure from the EU and
CURRENCY: The dollar gained to