U.S. Stocks End Unchanged In Pre-holiday Session

By Anora MahmudovaMarketWatch Pulse

U.S. stocks ended unchanged on Wednesday in a thinly-traded pre-holiday session as traders prepared to leave for the Thanksgiving Day holiday. A flood of economic data confirmed what most market participant have been pricing in for weeks -- the Federal Reserve is likely to raise interest rates in December. The S&P 500 closed virtually unchanged at 2,088.87. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 1.27 points to 17,813.46. The Nasdaq Composite ended the day up 13.33 points, or 0.3%, at 5,116.14.

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