The US dollar reached a low session after the protocols were released, but it later recovered to trade around a breakdown. The Cboe Volatility Index (VIX), considered to be the best indicator of market fear, declined by 3.2% to 14.4. Stocks were not changed.
Stocks are on the brink, partly because of the Fed's interest rate hike. Dow and Nasdaq climbed in eight weeks, while the S & P 500 was seven of the last eight weeks. After the Federal Reserve meeting in January, the main indexes grew by more than 4%.
Investors also monitor the development of trade negotiations in the US and China when officials began a new round of talks Tuesday. A subsequent high-level negotiation session is expected later this week as both sides want to resolve the long-standing trade war before the deadline.
"We think part of the share price recovery is the proposal to see progress in the negotiations [trade]," said Eric Vigand, senior portfolio manager at US Bank Wealth Management. "To keep this in mind, we really need to see policy and not just progress. "
President Donald Trump proposed extending the deal term by telling reporters in the Oval Office that March 1
– CNBC's Sam Meredith contributed to this report.