U.S. stocks relinquished earlier gains to end slightly lower Wednesday. The afternoon selloff was seemingly triggered by minutes from the Federal Reserve's March meeting, noting plans to reduce its $4.5 trillion balance sheet this year and that some policy makers thought stock prices were high relative to standard measures. The S&P 500 closed 7.24 points, or 0.3%, lower at 2,352.92. Dow Jones Industrial Average closed with modest losses, down 41.09 points, or 0.2%, to 20,648.15. The Nasdaq Composite , which earlier set an intraday record, closer lower, falling 34.13 points, or 0.6%, to 5,864.48.
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