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By MARLEY JAY
AP Markets Writer 

Stocks close mixed; Dow industrials end a losing streak

NEW YORK (AP) — A late round of buying erased early losses on Wall Street, leaving major indexes mixed at the close of trading. Bigger companies managed to eke out modest gains, while smaller companies mostly fell.

 

April 26, 2018



NEW YORK (AP) — A late round of buying erased early losses on Wall Street, leaving major indexes mixed at the close of trading. Bigger companies managed to eke out modest gains, while smaller companies mostly fell.

A big gain in Boeing pushed the Dow Jones industrial average higher, breaking a five-day losing streak. Late in the day, energy companies got a boost after Exxon Mobil said it is raising its quarterly dividend.

Stocks got off to a weak start as investors worried that growing costs for raw materials along with rising interest rates would hold back profit growth for U.S. companie...



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