US Stocks See Mixed Results

Dow, S&P 500 close slightly higher; Nasdaq edges down
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Sep 12, 2018 3:17 PM CDT
In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo Joseph Lawler, right, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

(Newser) – After wobbling between gains and losses, US stocks are finishing with a split decision as technology companies dropped, canceling out gains for energy companies, the AP reports. US crude rose 1.6% Wednesday and closed at its highest price in two months. Halliburton rose 2.1%. Chipmakers fell, with Micron Technology down 4.3%. Apple slipped 1.2% after announcing new features for iPhones and Apple Watches and Fitbit sank 6.9%. The S&P 500 index gained 1 point to 2,888. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 27 points, or 0.1%, to 25,998. The Nasdaq composite fell 18 points, or 0.2%, to 7,954. (Read more stock market stories.)

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