Markets Right Now: Stocks edge lower in early trading

By The Associated Press, Associated Press • AP • Updated: April 21, 2017 at 8:40 am • Published: April 21, 2017

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):

9:35 a.m.

Stocks are edging lower in early trading on Wall Street as traders digest the latest round of company earnings reports.

Toymaker Mattel slumped 8.3 percent in the first few minutes of trading Friday after reporting results that fell far short of analysts' forecasts.

Elsewhere, payments processing giant Visa climbed 1 percent after reporting a solid quarter.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index was down 1 point at 2,354.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 9 points, or 0.1 percent, to 20,590.

The Nasdaq composite was little changed at 5,913.

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