NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):
Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street, led by declines in retailers and health care companies.
Bed Bath & Beyond fell 5 percent in early trading Thursday. Johnson & Johnson was down 1 percent.
Software company Red Hat sank 12 percent after releasing a weak forecast and announcing the departure of its chief financial officer.
The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 27 points, or 0.2 percent, to 19,914.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 5 points, or 0.3 percent, at 2,259. The Nasdaq composite fell 16 points, or 0.3 percent, to 5,455.
Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.56 percent.