Stocks fell at the opening on Tuesday after corporate results disappointed on revenues and housing data underscored worries the economic recovery was losing momentum.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was down 137.06 points, or 1.35 percent, at 10,017.37. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> fell 12.69 points, or 1.18 percent, at 1,058.56. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> was off 31.63 points, or 1.44 percent, at 2,166.60.

(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)