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US Stocks Are Little Changed After Jobs Survey

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March 05, 2014 AT 7:17 AM
Stocks were little changed Wednesday, after a survey showed that U.S. companies added slightly more jobs in February than in the previous month. The Standard & Poor's 500 surged to an all-time high a day earlier with its biggest gain since October. The S&P 500 index rose two points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,876, and The Dow Jones industrial average fell nine points, or less than 0.1 percent, to 16,376. The Nasdaq composite rose eight points, or 0.2 percent, to 4,359.