Moves in stock-index exchange traded funds were muted after presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joseph Biden Tuesday evening announced that he had selected Kamala Harris as his running mate in the 2020 election. The pick is significant because 77-year old Biden would be the oldest president elected since Donald Trump took office in 2017. Harris is 55. Markets view presidential picks through the lens of the impact on the economy and the candidates overall financial market. The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust was trading 0.1% higher in after-hours trade Tuesday, the SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Trust was trading up less than 0.1% in after-hours action, while the Invesco QQQ Trust Series I, also known as the Qs, were trading 0.3% higher after the closing bell. In the regular session, the S&P 500 index finished off 0.8% at 3,333, led by declines in utilities , off 2.1%, real estate, down 1.9%, and information technology closing 1.8% lower. Tech and tech-related shares, part of the market’s leadership in the recovery from coronavirus-induced lows put in on March 23, have been taken a breather over the past several sessions as investors presumably rotate into other sectors that of the market that have been under-loved. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 0.4% at around 27,687, while the technology-laden Nasdaq Composite index finished down 1.7% at about 10,783. Biden currently leads incumbent President Donald Trump by 7.2 percentage points in an average of national polls,according to RealClear Politics. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.