Fears of a government shutdown sent the markets down to a lower close with the Dow falling 70 points to 15,258. Nasdaq lost 5 points to 3781.
On the upside
Real Goods Solar (Nasdaq: RSOL) modified its loan agreement with Silicon Valley Bank.
Ziopharm Oncology (Nasdaq: ZIOP) presented at BioCentury's NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference.
Shares of Enzymotec (Nasdaq: ENZY) surged on its first trading day.
On the downside
Enduro Royalty Trust (NYSE: NDRO) priced its public offering of 11.2 million trust units at $13.85 per unit.
United (NYSE: UAL) reported that passenger revenue per available seat mile increased less than expected in the third quarter prompting a downgrade.
Deutsche Bank downgraded International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) from a Buy rating to a Hold rating.
In the broad market, declining issues outpaced advancers by a margin of 2 to 1 on the NYSE and by nearly 5 to 3 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 lost 6 points to 1691.