(CNBC) Stocks fell on Thursday following the release of lackluster U.S. economic data and amid ongoing trade discussions between the Trump administration and its Chinese counterparts.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 103.81 points to 25,850.63 as Walgreens Boots Alliance lagged. The S&P 500 dipped 0.35 percent to 2,774.88, led lower by the energy and health care sectors. The Nasdaq Composite fell 0.4 percent to 7,459.71.
Durable goods orders for December rose 1.2 percent, the Commerce Department said. The department also said core capital goods orders fell 0.7 percent while economists polled by Reuters expected a gain of 0.2 percent.