E-mini futures for S&P500 were little changed after the news.
Investors bought back hospitality industries stocks and other value-oriented shares, leading the old-economy centric Dow Jones to outperform high-flying Nasdaq.
The most dramatic move took place in gold, which suffered its biggest daily fall in seven years on Tuesday.
Major currencies were little changed, with the euro almost flat at $1.1728 and the yen also moving little at 107.27 per dollar.
Oil prices were little changed, with Brent up 0.2% at $44.60 a barrel.