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Mulling Economic Data, Markets Hug the Flatline


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Stocks drifted in and out of negative territory Wednesday afternoon as traders parse the latest conflicting headlines on the state of the U.S. economy.

Today's Markets

As of 12:20 p.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.35 points, or 0.01%, to 13170.48, the S&P 500 added 1.39 points, or 0.10%, to 1405.33 and the Nasdaq Composite gained 12.32 points, or 0.41%, to 3029.36 The FOX50 gained 0.01 points, or 0.01%, to 1055.87.

The back-and-forth action leaves Wall Street in jeopardy of a third consecutive decline and its first losing week after five weeks of gains. However, this week's slide has been very muted, erasing just a bit of the markets' recent hot streak.

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