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By MARLEY JAY
AP Markets Writer 

US stocks end mostly lower as midday gains slip away

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks finished mostly lower Thursday in another choppy day of trading after a midday rally faded. Industrial and technology companies rose, but smaller companies and chemical makers skidded.

 

March 16, 2018



NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks finished mostly lower Thursday in another choppy day of trading after a midday rally faded. Industrial and technology companies rose, but smaller companies and chemical makers skidded.

Without any major economic reports or further development on issues like tariffs, stocks drifted up and down. The market was coming off two days of losses, and while stocks briefly moved higher in the middle of the day, they couldn’t sustain any momentum.

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