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Stocks Edge Mostly Higher

Dow ends day up 15
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Oct 12, 2016 3:07 PM CDT
Stocks Edge Mostly Higher
Specialist Jason Hardzewicz, left, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

(Newser) – Stocks are closing mostly higher on Wall Street, led by high dividend payers including real estate companies and utilities, the AP reports. Consumer companies also rose Wednesday, and bond yields reached a four-month high. Energy stocks fell along with prices for crude oil and natural gas. Chevron fell 1%. The Dow Jones industrial average eked out a gain of 15 points, or 0.1%, to 18,144. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 2 points, or 0.1%, to 2,139. The Nasdaq composite fell 7 points, or 0.2%, to 5,239. (Read more Dow Jones stories.)

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