The Nasdaq (-0.9%) underperformed, trimming this year's advance to 7.5%.
As a result, more than a billion shares changed hands at the NYSE floor.
Today's pullback brought the S&P 500 back into the middle of its post-election range with nine out of eleven sectors finishing in the red.
Heavily-weighted technology (-1.0%) and consumer discretionary (-0.9%) spent the day at the bottom of the leaderboard, dragging most other sectors down.
In the technology sector, Apple (AAPL 115.85, -0.88) started on a soft note, extending its loss to 0.8% after Nikkei Asian Review reported that the company's first-quarter i Phone production will be 10.0% down year-over-year, according to data from suppliers.
They caught the Japanese army unawared and still encamped, for the large part, outside of Ulsan's unfinished castle walls.
The Japanese managed to drive off the attack and withdrew into the castle, but lost 500 men in the process.
After the defeat, in May, 1598, the Ming government called General Yang Hao back and sent another army of about 20,000 men led by Liu Ting and a navy of about 13,000 men and 500 battleships led by Chen Lin and Deng Zilong to Korea.
On September 22, 1598, Korean and Chinese allied forces made a second attack against Japanese forces at Ulsan.
Homebuilders retreated, sending the i Shares Dow Jones US Home Construction ETF (ITB 27.48, -0.25) lower by 0.9%, while automakers Ford (F 12.13, -0.10) and General Motors (GM 34.84, -0.30) saw comparable losses.
As for retailers, the SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT 44.07, -0.18) lost 0.4%.
The Japanese commander Katō Kiyomasa had his army stationed in Ulsan, where he had his troops construct a castle.