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Stocks cling to tiny gains as investors parse trade signals

Jan 14, 2020 - Associated Press Financial Wire
Financial Results

Major U.S. stock indexes closed mixed Tuesday, shedding most of their gains from earlier in the day, after a published report revealed that an interim trade deal between the U.S. and China does not remove tariffs on Chinese goods.

The benchmark S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite finished slightly off their record highs from a day earlier. The Dow Jones Industrial Average notched a slight gain. Small-company stocks rose.

Technology stocks accounted for much of the selling. The sector is par...