Stock market today: Wall Street edges lower at the open ahead of inflation reports

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are drifting Tuesday as Wall Street waits to see what reports coming up this week on the economy and Big Tech companies say.

The S&P 500 was 0.2% lower in early trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 30 points, or 0.1%, at 34,625, as of 9:40 a.m. Eastern time, and the Nasdaq composite was 0.2% lower.