Nasdaq Composite Marks 2nd Record Close Of 2016

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The Nasdaq Composite narrowly logged its second record closing high of 2016 on Tuesday, even as weak productivity data curbed stock-market gains. The Nasdaq climbed 12 points, or 0.2%, to 5,225. The S&P 500 was flat at 2,182, as losses in energy shares offset gains in consumer staples and health care stocks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was also flat at 18,533, with DuPont emerging as the biggest loser on the benchmark, and Walt Disney Company its biggest winner.

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