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Wall St. slightly higher, but healthcare, bank stocks weigh


By Sinead Carew(Reuters) - U.S. equities edged higher on Monday as investors took stock after the strong rally that marked the start of 2018, but healthcare and bank shares weighed on Wall Street's three major indexes.Investors were focused on making marginal moves within their portfolios on a slow news day after the rally and before earnings season, said Jim Paulsen, chief investment strategist at The Leuthold Group in Minneapolis. "The news lies ahead in terms of economic reports, earnings and earnings warnings. In the meantime, you'll take advantage of some of the price action," said ...

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 02:07 IST