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Nudge higher for US stocks enough to push Nasdaq to a record


April 28, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes fluttered up and down Thursday, then ended the day a hair above where they started. The slight gains were enough to nudge the Nasdaq composite to another record and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to within a whisper of its all-time high.

It was the second straight day where indexes made only modest, meandering moves, a downshift from big gains made early in the week. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 1.32 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,388.77 and is within a third of a percent of its record.

The Dow Jones industrial average added 6.24 points, less...

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