In early US trading on Tuesday, major stock indices were mixed. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.19%, the S&P 500 was up 0.07%, and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.19%.
The mixed trading was due to a combination of factors. On the one hand, investors were encouraged by news that the US and China were making progress on trade negotiations. On the other hand, investors were concerned about the potential for an economic slowdown in the US, as well as the potential for a global economic slowdown.
In addition, investors were keeping an eye on the Federal Reserve, which is expected to cut interest rates this month. The Fed is expected to cut rates in order to stimulate the economy and help boost stock prices.
Investors were also watching the bond market, which has been volatile in recent weeks. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note was at 1.71%, down from 1.76% on Monday. The yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was at 2.19%, down from 2.22% on Monday.
Overall, investors were taking a wait-and-see approach as they weighed the potential for economic growth against the potential for a global economic slowdown. As a result, major stock indices were trading mixed in early US trading on Tuesday.