U.S. Stocks Snap 5-day Winning Streak

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U.S. stocks ended Wednesday's choppy session essentially unchanged, as the main indexes struggled to stay in record territory. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average snapped a 5-day record-closing streak. The S&P 500 closed 1.43 points lower at 2,038.25, as utilities and energy sector stocks sold off. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 2.7 points to 17,612.20. The Nasdaq Composite defied the trend and closed higher, adding 14.58 points, or 0.3%, to 4,675.13.

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