The markets closed lower with the Dow dropping 78 points to 16,201 as durable goods orders fell. Nasdaq lost 18 points to 4,734.
On the upside
Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) reported better than expected earnings for the first quarter.
Rising gold prices lifted shares of Agnico Eagle Mines (NYSE: AEM).
Shares of Banco Bradesco (NYSE: BBD) recovered in late afternoon trading to close modestly higher.
On the downside
Profit taking weighed down shares of WaferGen Bio-systems (Nasdaq: WGBS).
SunOpta (Nasdaq: STKL) amended its credit agreement.
In the broad market, declining issues outpaced advancers by a margin of more than 3 to 2 on the NYSE and by 5 to 4 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 fell 6 points to 1,932. Bitcoin held steady at $232.