Wall Street dips at open after Trump's speech

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U.S. stocks opened slightly lower on Wednesday as investors evaluated developments around U.S.-China trade talks and President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, which offered no specific economic policy initiatives.

FILE PHOTO – Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 4, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid 06 Feb 2019 10:41PM(Updated: 07 Feb 2019 05:10AM) Share this content

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REUTERS: U.S. stocks edged lower on Wednesday as videogame makers gave disappointing revenue forecasts and investors awaited developments on U.S.-China trade relations.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 19.86 points, or 0.08 percent, to 25,391.66, the S&P 500 lost 5.97 points, or 0.22 percent, to 2,731.73 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 26.80 points, or 0.36 percent, to 7,375.28.

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(Reporting By April Joyner; editing by Jonathan Oatis)

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