Indices landed in the red zone on Tuesday. Technology brands including Microsoft, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon led the way lower in turbulent trading. On another note, consumer confidence dipped in March. Conference Board data showed sentiment fell 2.3 points to 127.7 this month, versus forecasts for a reading of 131. In earnings moves, McCormick & Co. tacked on 0.36% today in the wake of its quarterly release. The spices and seasonings giant reported first quarter earnings of $1 a share. The result exceeded estimates of 90 cents. Sales climbed 19% to $1.24 billion, matching forecasts.