U.S. stocks took a tumble in the opening minutes of Tuesday's trading on Wall Street.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average decreased 286.05 to 34,849.89 at 10:24 a.m. ET.

The Standard & Poor's 500 Index fell 24.67 to 4,630.60.

The NASDAQ Composite Index fell 15.99 to 15,766.84.