U.S. stocks ended the day mostly higher as investors continued to measure the likelihood of a U.S.-China partial trade deal. The health care and materials sectors performed well, while the energy and consumer discretionary sectors lagged. Economic news was light today. In corporate news, Linde reported third-quarter results ahead of expectations and raised its outlook. Treasury prices increased as interest rates dipped.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average* was flat at 27,691
The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 5 points or 0.2% to 3,092
The NASDAQ Composite Index was up 22 points or 0.3% to 8,486
The 30-year Treasury yield closed lower at 2.39%
And the 10-year Treasury yield finished lower at 1.91%
The spot price of gold rose $2.38 to $1,458.29
And the price of crude oil fell $0.08 to $56.78
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