Stocks ease as earnings fall, day after Dow record

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In this Tuesday, April 16, 2013, photo, traders John Yaccarine, left, and James Dresch wortk on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. World stock markets were pushed higher Wednesday May 8, 2013 by an improvement in China's trade and yet another record-busting session on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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In this Tuesday, April 16, 2013, photo, traders John Yaccarine, left, and James Dresch wortk on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. World stock markets were pushed higher Wednesday May 8, 2013 by an improvement in China's trade and yet another record-busting session on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are edging lower on Wall Street in early trading, a day after the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 15,000 for the first time.

The Dow was down 22 points at 15,033 shortly after the opening bell Wednesday, a decline of 0.2 percent.

The broader Standard & Poor's 500 index was down a point at 1,624, a loss of 0.1 percent.

The Nasdaq composite was also down a point, less than 0.1 percent, at 3,395 points.

AOL's stock slumped 10 percent, or $4.41, to $57.15 after the online company reported profit that fell short of what financial analysts were looking for. AOL's subscription revenue fell 9 percent.

Whole Foods jumped 8 percent, or $7.39, to $100.36 after the grocer said its income rose 20 percent.

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