U.S. stocks fell at the open on Tuesday as concerns over European banks outweighed a deal by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway to buy railroad company Burlington Northern.
The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was down 79.58 points, or 0.81 percent, at 9,709.86. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> fell 8.45 points, or 0.81 percent, at 1,034.43. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> slid 17.01 points, or 0.83 percent, at 2,032.19.
In its largest-ever acquisition, Berkshire Hathaway Inc
But the broader market was hit after Swiss lender UBS AG
(Reporting by Angela Moon, Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)