The S&P 500 index slipped after coming within spitting distance of a record high following a four-day rise.
Aug 8 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were slightly lower on Wednesday as a steep fall in crude oil prices hit energy shares, more than offseting gains in technology and bank stocks.
That was a drop of 0.7 percent from Thursday's close.
Lam Research, Micron, Applied Materials and ON Semiconductor fell between 1 percent and 4.7 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 155.38 points, or 10.1 per cent.
Investors fled to safe-haven assets, with the dollar rising to a 13-month high and US bond yields slipping to a three-week low.
Last-minute technical problem delays NASA's flight to sun
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"It was a classic risk-off move", said Quincy Krosby, chief market strategist at Prudential Financial in New Jersey.
Microchip's shares fell 10.5 percent, the biggest decliner on the S&P, after it forecast disappointing second-quarter revenue.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 74.52 points, or 0.29 percent, to 25,509.23, the S&P 500 .SPX lost 4.12 points, or 0.14 percent, to 2,853.58 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 3.46 points, or 0.04 percent, to 7,891.78.
Data on Friday showed US consumer prices rose in July and the underlying trend continued to strengthen, pointing to a steady increase in inflation pressures.
The Nasdaq is up 79.77 points, or 1 per cent.
Shares of trade-sensitive companies also declined, including Boeing, 3M and Caterpillar, which were all down at least 1 per cent.
Declining issues outnumbered advancers for a 1.63-to-1 ratio on the NYSE and for a 1.06-to-1 ratio on the Nasdaq.
She is best known, in addition to " Blade Runner ", for her roles in " Dune " and " Ace Ventura: Pet Detective ". Sean Young attends the premiere of TNT's " The Alienist " at iPic Cinema, Jan. 16, 2018, in New York City .
The Frenchman, who had been linked with a possible transfer window move to Barcelona, said he remained hungry for more success. Neville went on to criticise the United board for failing to back Mourinho and sign a defender he so wished for.
Video footage on social media showed a large plane flying above the Seattle area with a F-15 fighter jet following it. Richard Russell , 29, flew the plane for over an hour before it crashed on Ketron Island in south Puget Sound.
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He'll be among the players Arsenal will have to keep a close eye on if they're to stand any chance of getting a result. The players know the coaching staff work a lot and I have spoken many times with them. "That's the basic principle".
With new Iran sanctions coming up, more Turkish banks could face US probing if they are doing business with the Islamic republic. Turkey has accused Andrew Craig Brunson of spying and " committing crimes on behalf of terror groups without being a member".
We've got details on whether Selena Gomez would get in touch with Justin Bieber if things fall apart with fiancée Hailey Baldwin. Justin Bieber has revealed he was just having a "bad day", when he was pictured crying with Hailey Baldwin .
She acknowledges she had never been able to obtain or hear the tapes but said three unnamed sources had described their contents. The White House responded by slamming the book and its author and chastising the press for writing about it.
The Ford Mustang will make its debut in the top-level Cup Series for the Daytona 500, February 17, 2019. Ford now runs the Fusion in the NASCAR Cup series, and it has found its way to victory lane nine times.
NASA second attempt at solar probe launch
The problem on Saturday had to do with the gaseous helium pressure alarm on the spacecraft, officials said early Saturday. The craft will be protected from the heat of the sun by a revolutionary new heat shield.
Sarri's Chelsea too good for Huddersfield
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Trump attacks National Football League protesters
Stand proudly for your National Anthem or be Suspended Without Pay! President Donald Trump criticized the players on Twitter . The NFL and NFLPA, however, are still discussing this rule and are trying to reach an agreement.
Anderson does the damage as India rolled out for 107
Earlier, England's top order again failed with openers Keaton Jennings (11) and Alastair Cook (21) falling in successive overs. Jos Buttler (24) got in and got out before he too fell lbw aiming across the line as Shami took a third wicket this innings.
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Ayew, who has 11 goals in 49 appearances for Ghana, scored 11 times for Swansea last season as he impressed in a struggling side. The early summer transfer deadline in the Premier League has seen a drop in spending for the first time since 2010.