Stocks fall on mixed earnings, housing data

Investors shrugged off Apple's (AAPL) blowout quarterly results to focus on a slew of mostly mixed earnings reports and disappointing data on housing, leaving stocks broadly lower Tuesday.

At the closing bell the blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average ($INDU) fell 51 points, or 0.5 percent, to 10,041, while the broader S&P 500 ($INX) dropped 7 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,091. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite ($COMPX) lost 13 points, or 0.6 percent, at 2,163.

For more on stocks making moves today, be sure to check out BloggingStocks' market wrap up.
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