Market Snapshot: Dow logs first back-to-back loss in June as investors focus on U.S.-China trade

The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished lower for a second day in a row as investors digested a reading on May consumer inflation and continued to eye the U.S.-China trade fight.

How did benchmarks perform?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.17% ended down 43.68 points, or 0.2%, at 26,004.83, marking its first back-to-back loss this month, while the S&P 500 index SPX, -0.20% lost 5.88 points, or 0.2%, to finish at 2,879.84. The Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, -0.38% fell 29.85 points, or 0.4%, to 7,792.72.

The Dow is on pace for a slight weekly gain of 0.1%, the S&P 500 is on track for a 0.2% rise, and the Nasdaq is looking at a 0.7% weekly climb.

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