Stocks End Lower on Earnings Fears

A selloff in computer-related stocks pulled down the market. Better-than-expected results from Amazon and Lucent failed to cheer investors

U.S. stock markets finished lower Tuesday amid concerns about corporate profits. The losses came despite upbeat news from Amazon.com (AMZN ) and Lucent Technologies (LU ). Investors sold technology stocks on concerns that computer-related shares still are too expensive.

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