Stock Market Today: Relief Rally Fizzles for Dow, S&P 500

A pair of "good news is bad news" economic reports had the stock market turning lower in afternoon trading on Tuesday.

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The stock market roared out of the gate Tuesday, with all three major market indexes up at least 1% in early action. However, the rebound attempt quickly ran out of steam, with stocks sliding into negative territory by lunchtime.

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Karee Venema
Senior Investing Editor,

With over a decade of experience writing about the stock market, Karee Venema is the senior investing editor at She joined the publication in April 2021 after 10 years of working as an investing writer and columnist at Schaeffer's Investment Research. In her previous role, Karee focused primarily on options trading, as well as technical, fundamental and sentiment analysis.