Shares of commodities producers were flat amid mixed performance in raw-materials futures markets.
Gold futures ticked up as the dollar gave back some of its gains against other currencies.
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Copper futures were lower after running up in recent weeks amid boosted growth expectations and renewed strike activity in a major Indonesian mine.
Plastics maker A. Schulman is exploring a sale, The Wall Street Journal reported.
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October 04, 2017 16:58 ET (20:58 GMT)