Wall Street retreats from record levels at open

Traders work on floor of New York Stock Exchange

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/Fi …

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Wall Street opened lower on Wednesday, as investors struggled to find reasons to keep buying with indexes still hovering near record levels.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 64.69 points, or 0.38 percent, to 16,881.23, the S&P 500 lost 7.28 points, or 0.37 percent, to 1,943.51 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 17.78 points or 0.41 percent, to 4,320.22.

(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Bernadette Baum)

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