MARCH 27 2012 18:13h
Stocks mixed early
The Standard & Poor's Case-Shiller home-price indexes showed home prices lower in January compared to December in 16 of 20 housing markets tracked in the report.
After strong gains Monday, the Dow Jones industrial average shed 6.13 points, 0.05 percent, to 13,235.50. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 0.07 percent, 1.02, to 1,417.53. The Nasdaq composite index added 0.24 percent, 5.65, to 3,128.22.
The 10-year benchmark treasury note rose 9/32 to yield 2.218 percent.
The euro fell $1.3327 from Monday's $1,3358. Against the yen, the dollar rose to 83.25 yen from Monday's 82.82 yen.
In Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 index gained 2.36 percent, 236.91, to 10,255.15.
NEW YORK, March 27 (UPI) -- U.S. stocks rose slightly Tuesday morning after a closely-watched index showed home prices still falling in January.