NEW YORK • Markets closed lower Thursday as a powerful advance slowed down.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 22 points, to 15,082, a decline of 0.2 percent. The Dow had closed above 15,000 for the first time on Tuesday.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost six points, to end at 1,626, a fall of 0.4 percent. It was the first loss for the S&P since May 1.