Apple and Google headlined earnings movers late, with a key Fed meeting on tap Wednesday. Leading stocks fell Tuesday.
The Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday were still digesting Simone Biles stunning exit from the women's gymnastics team event and waiting to learn if the American would return to competition. Biles sent a shock through the Summer Games on Tuesday when she dropped out of the team competition on her opening vault after receiving a low mark. The 24-year-old said the pressure of living up to expectations and her quest for a record six gold medals had left her no choice but to drop out for her own mental health.
Infections in Australia's largest city remain stubbornly high, despite five weeks of restrictions.