NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks fell on Tuesday ahead of what is expected to be a weak earnings season, as investors retreated from last week's rally on the "fiscal cliff" deal in Washington.
The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> unofficially ended down 55.14 points, or 0.41 percent, at 13,329.15. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> slipped 4.75 points, or 0.32 percent, to 1,457.14. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> was off 7.01 points, or 0.23 percent, to 3,091.81.
(Reporting by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Nick Zieminski)
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