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Stocks Erase an Early Loss, End Mixed

Dow falls 83
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Apr 8, 2019 3:13 PM CDT
In this April 2, 2019, file photo traders Neal Catania, left, and Benjamin Tuchman work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

(Newser) – Stocks drifted to a mixed close on Wall Street after shaking off an early stumble, the AP reports. Major indexes ended the day about where they began Monday. The market was evenly divided between rising and falling stocks. A tiny gain for the S&P 500 extended its winning streak to an eighth day. Boeing sank 4.4% after the company said it would cut back production of its troubled 737 Max plane. That pulled the 30-stock Dow Jones Industrial Average lower. Energy companies rose along with the price of oil. The S&P 500 edged up 3 points, or 0.1%, to 2,895. The Dow lost 83 points, or 0.3%, to 26,341. The Nasdaq rose 15 points, or 0.2%, to 7,953. (Read more stock market stories.)

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