At Monday's opening bell, Wall Street's primary indices were slightly down, with investors anticipating the outcomes from large-cap corporations and critical data that

could provide insight into the US economy and influence the Federal Reserve's monetary policies.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI started with a decline of 3.92 points, or 0.01%, to 33,805.04. The S&P 500 .SPX started lower by 1.45 points, or 0.04%, at 4,132.07, while the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 18.99 points, or 0.16%, to 12,053.47. Photo by Carlos Delgado, Wikimedia commons.