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Markets subdued ahead of Yellen's second testimony
Markets subdued ahead of Yellen's second testimony

U.S. financial markets eased back from record highs in early trading Wednesday. Investors were monitoring corporate earnings from Lowe's, Target and several other companies. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was scheduled to deliver another round of testimony before Congress later in the day. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 16 points, or 0.1%, to 18,192 as of 10:04 a.m. Eastern. The Standard & Poor's 500 index dipped two points, or 0.1%, to 2,113. The Nasdaq composite was down less than one point at 4,967. FED FACTOR: The Dow and S&P 500 closed at record highs on Tuesday after investors were encouraged by remarks from Yellen suggesting that the Fed was not...

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