(CNBC) — Stocks fell on Wednesday as investors fretted over the possibility of China halting its Treasury bond purchases and the U.S. pulling out of NAFTA.
The S&P 500 declined 0.1 percent. Utilities and real estate were the worst-performing sectors on the index. The Nasdaq composite finished 0.1 percent lower. Both indexes snapped a six-day winning streak, posting their first negative close of 2018.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 16 points. The index had fallen 128 points at its session lows.
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