| Markets Throttle Down After Mixed Earnings Reports
The New York Times, July 20, 2016 Wednesday
Stocks ended mixed on Tuesday as investors let up on the accelerator after a three-week rally sent indexes to new highs. The Dow Jones industrial average inched 25.96 points higher, or 0.1 percent, for its eighth consecutive gain, setting another record at 18,559.01. But the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index, which more mutual funds use as a benchmark, pulled back from its record high. It fell 3.11 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,163.78. The Nasdaq composite index dropped 19.41, or 0.4 percent, to...