Technology and internet companies led a broad slide.
It was a day of listless trading with modest losses as investors focused on upcoming trade talks between the U.S. and China.
Wall Street finished a milestone-setting week on a downbeat note after a late flurry of selling nudged stocks lower.
Major U.S. stock indexes are up more than 7 percent this month.
Dow Jones climbs more than 38 points.
investors welcomed news that the leaders of the U.S. and China will meet face-to-face next week.
Financial companies were the biggest losers as bond yields slipped.
Technology shares drove the declines, and energy stocks also fell a day after leading the market.
Gains in energy and internet stocks drive market.
Banks and technology companies accounted for much of the slide.