ECONOMY

US stocks edge lower as market comes off five record high closes; Smucker down on weak sales

FILE - This July 15, 2013 file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Big banks led the market lower in early trading Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, pulling indexes down from record highs. Regulators in the U.S. and Europe fined five major banks more than $3 billion for manipulating foreign-currency trading. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

FILE - This July 15, 2013 file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Big banks led the market lower in early trading Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, pulling indexes down from record highs. Regulators in the U.S. and Europe fined five major banks more than $3 billion for manipulating foreign-currency trading. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)  (The Associated Press)

U.S. stock indexes are edging mostly lower as the market comes off five days of record closes.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index slipped two points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,037 as of 11:45 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 24 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,591. The Nasdaq composite was flat at 4,662.

J.M. Smucker sank 3 percent after the company said sales of its Folgers coffee brand fell as consumers avoided high prices.

Susquehanna Bancshares jumped 32 percent on news that the commercial bank BB&T would buy the company. BB&T fell 2 percent.

Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.35 percent. Bond trading was closed Tuesday for Veterans Day.