An early morning rally on Wall Street lost steam toward the end of the session with the main indexes closing only modestly higher on Thursday. The S&P 500 closed 4.63 points, or 0.2%, higher at 2,051.31. The Dow Jones Industrial Average relinquished most of a 260-point gain, ending 33.20 points, or 0.2%, higher at 17,548.62. The Nasdaq Composite ended the day with a gain of 12.64 points, or 0.3% at 4,922.40.
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