US stocks closed down after 4-days rally in thin trading on mixed economic reports and news of Spain slipping into a recession.
Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 14.68 points, or 0.11 per cent, to close at 13,213.63.
S&P 500 dropped 5.45 points, or 0.39 per cent at 1,397.91.
Nasdaq composite lost 22.84 points, or 0.74 per cent at 3,046.36.
Most key S&P sectors finished in negative territory, led by industrials and technology shares.