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By MARLEY JAY
AP Markets Writer 

U.S. stock indexes wobble to a mixed finish

 

April 15, 2016



NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks hardly budged Thursday and finished with a mix of small gains and losses. Banks and airlines rose on strong first-quarter reports, while consumer products companies struggled.

The market wavered throughout the day. Stocks are coming off two big gains in a row and are trading at their highest levels of the year.

“People are getting a bit more confident of what’s going on in the market,” said J.J. Kinahan, chief strategist for TD Ameritrade.

The Dow Jones industrial average added 18.15 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,926.43. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index...



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