Dow turns negative in morning trade as declines in Disney, UnitedHealth stocks weigh – MarketWatch

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average pivoted lower Monday monrng, after opening with modest gains, as shares of Walt Disney Co. DIS, -1.73% and UnitedHealth Group Inc. UNH, -1.91% pressured the blue-chip gauge lower. The Dow DJIA, -0.22% most recently was down by about 28 points, or 0.1%, at 25,075, with shares of UnitedHealth and Disney contributing about 30 points, or nearly all of the gauge’s declines. Meanwhile, the other major indexes were trimming their earlier advance, with the S&P 500 index trading flat at 2,708 and the Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +0.08% holding on to a gain of about 0.2% at 7,308. All three major U.S. stock benchmarks had opened with firmer gains on Monday.

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