U.S. stocks opened lower Tuesday as investors watch for U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's potential visit to Taiwan amid tensions between China and the U.S. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) was trading down 0.4% soon after the opening bell, while the S&P 500 (S&P:SPX) fell 0.3% and the Nasdaq Composite (NASDAQ:COMP) dropped 0.6%, according to FactSet data, at last check. Pelosi was expected to arrive in Taiwan Tuesday despite warnings from China against visiting , according to an Associated Press report. A White House spokesman said Monday that the U.S. "will not be intimidated" by China's opposition to Pelosi's potential visit.
Aug. 2, 2022, 9:32 a.m. EDT