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Stocks mostly lower in US after some weaker company results

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This July 6, 2015 photo shows a Wall Street sign near the New York Stock Exchange. Most major global markets rose Thursday, July 30, 2015, after the U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged at a record low, corporate earnings mostly did better than expected and investors awaited U.S. economic growth figures. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks were slightly lower Thursday, following disappointing results from several big companies including Procter & Gamble, Whole Foods and Facebook. A positive report on U.S. economic growth did little to help the market.

KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 20 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,727 as of 12:05 p.m. Eastern. The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost three points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,106 and the Nasdaq composite was up four points, or 0.1 percent, to 5,115.

RECOVERY: The U.S. economy grew at a 2.3 percent annual rate in the April-June...


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