Stocks End Mixed; Nasdaq Dragged Lower By Tech Decline

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U.S. stock indexes slipped from all-time highs, dragged lower by a poor showing from tech stocks. The Nasdaq Composite Index slipped by more than 0.6% after posting an intraday record of 6460.84. Facebook beat Wall Street expectations but couldn't keep the Nasdaq in positive territory. The S&P 500 fell 0.1%. While, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose close to 0.4%, a record high after sharp gains from Boeing Co, even as the Dow Jones Transportation Average fell around 3%.

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