The minutes from the Federal Reserve Bank's last meeting didn't cheer up investors fretting about the gloomy trade situation. The Fed has clearly set aside the idea of any more rate hikes this year, but it also doesn't plan on cutting rates anytime soon.

The stock indexes opened lower and seesawed for most of the day before posting small losses. The Dow and S&P 500 indexes were down 0.39 percent and 0.28 percent respectively while the Nasdaq Composite lost 0.45 percent. Technology stocks helped the Entrepreneur Index™ post a smaller decline of 0.03 percent on the day.

Twitter shares were down at the open but quickly jumped more than four percent in morning trading. The stock ended the day up 2.96 percent. All four FAANG stocks on the index were up with Netflix (1.54 percent) posting the biggest gain. TripAdvisor Inc. (1.77 percent), Akamai Technologies (1.59 percent) and Analog Devices (1.56 percent) were also up nicely.

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