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With Indexes Mostly Flat, Apple Shares Surge

Stocks on Wall Street finished little changed on Wednesday, despite a survey showing strong hiring in January and the Federal Reserve's decision to leave interest rates unchanged.

Shares of Apple soared, though, after it said iPhone sales had improved in its latest quarter.

Stocks initially jumped in morning trading after ADP, a payroll provider, said hiring by private employers grew stronger last month. Bond prices also climbed. But the market's gains thinned, partly because, as

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