Wall Street dips at open, indexes near record

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange April 24, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street edged lower at the open on Tuesday as investors hesitated to push the market higher, with major indexes near record levels.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 35.32 points, or 0.21 percent, to 16,495.23, the S&P 500 lost 3.86 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,880.8 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 11.116 points, or 0.27 percent, to 4,126.939.

(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Bernadette Baum)