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NEW YORK (Reuters) - U. S. stock indexes ticked up on Monday as a sharp drop in General Electric shares was offset by gains in high dividend-paying sectors including consumer staples and utilities.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average <.
DJI> rose 17.76 points, or 0.08 percent, to 23,439.97, the S&P 500 <. SPX> gained 2.56 points, or 0.10 percent, to 2,584.86 and the Nasdaq Composite <. IXIC> added 6.66 points, or 0.1 percent, to 6,757.60.
(Reporting by Rodrigo Campos; Editing by James Dalgleish)
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