Wall Street Closing

New York, 30 Rabi’I, 1438,December 29, 2016, SPA — U.S. stocks reversed course after opening higher and ended the session with significant losses, a rarity in the last six weeks, with the Dow industrials again failing to reach 20,000.
The U.S. dollar index rose against the euro and yen. Gold was little changed near a two-week high hit Tuesday, limited by a stronger U.S. dollar and European stocks. Futures for February delivery rose slightly to $1,140.90 an ounce on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Crude-oil prices rose for a fourth consecutive session, near their highest levels since mid-2015, ahead of U.S. oil-inventory figures and as the market awaits supply reductions expected to begin next week.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 111.36, or 0.6 percent, to 19,833.68. The broader Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 18.96, or 0.8 percent, to 2,249.92.
The technology-heavy Nasdaq composite index fell 48.88, or 0.9 percent, to 5,438.56.
–SPA
10:45 LOCAL TIME 07:45 GMT