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US stocks move lower, breaking a winning streak; Coca-Cola drops after disappointing sales

07/16/2013 04:12 EDT | Updated 09/15/2013 05:12 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street after the latest batch of corporate earnings failed to impress investors.

Coca-Cola fell 2 per cent to $40.23, the biggest drop in the Dow Jones industrial average, after reporting a slump in soda sales in North America.

The Dow fell 32 points, or 0.2 per cent, to close at 15,451 Tuesday.

The Standard & Poor's 500 fell six points, or 0.4 per cent, to 1,676. The S&P rose for the previous eight days, its longest winning streak since January.

The Nasdaq composite fell nine points, or 0.3 per cent, to 3,598.

Two stocks fell for every one that rose on the New York Stock Exchange. Trading volume was very light at 3 billion shares.