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Slight gains in US stocks lift Dow, S&P, Nasdaq to new highs

 

September 20, 2017



(AP) — Wall Street capped a day of mostly listless trading Tuesday with a slight gain, good enough to lift the major U.S. stock indexes to another set of all-time highs.

Banks, insurers and other financial companies led the gainers. Technology companies also helped lift the market. Health care stocks lagged the most, pulling down insurers, hospital operators and other companies as a Republican effort to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care bill appeared to gain momentum. Oil prices fell.

Trading was subdued overall as investors looked ahead to Wednesday, when the Federal Reserve...



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