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By MARLEY JAY
AP Markets Writer 

Late buying drive erases much of an early loss for stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — Losses for health care companies and banks left U.S. stocks lower Thursday, although a late push for technology and industrial companies helped the market avoid a steeper decline.

 

May 4, 2018



NEW YORK (AP) — Losses for health care companies and banks left U.S. stocks lower Thursday, although a late push for technology and industrial companies helped the market avoid a steeper decline.

After a weak finish the day before, the Dow Jones industrial average dropped as much as 393 points Thursday morning. Thanks to another gain in Boeing, it ended slightly higher.

Microsoft and Cisco Systems helped technology companies to some modest gains. But investors haven’t found much to get excited about the last couple of days as they worry about trade tensions and the possibility that grow...



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