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Wall Street clings to gains with tech leading

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By Sinead Carew(Reuters) - The Dow and the S&P clung to tiny gains on Tuesday after scaling new records as support from technology stocks offset weakness in the healthcare and materials sectors.Apple pared gains after rising as much as 1.91 percent to an all-time high and provided the biggest boost to all three indexes, while healthcare stocks such as Johnson & Johnson were the biggest weight on the S&P. "We're drifting, waiting for something to happen. In the absence of bad news, you're going to stay the same or go a little higher. There's nothing to sell it off," said Brian Battle, ...

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First Published: Wed, August 09 2017. 00:24 IST
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