Stocks Finish Slightly Lower

Geopolitical uncertainty continued to sideline many investors, as major indexes sunk to five-month lows

Stocks finished lower Tuesday, as economic and political worries pressured major indexes in thin trading. Investors weighed news that the U.S. and Great Britain may delay a U.N. Security Council vote on an ultimatum for Iraq to disarm or face war because six members are undecided on the vote.

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