Stocks end choppy session slightly higher as investors await expected Fed rate hike

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Stocks flipped between small gains and losses in a narrow trading range Tuesday, ending the day in positive territory a day before investors look for the Federal Reserve to deliver a half-percentage point rate hike. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.20% closed with a gain of around 66 points, or 0.2%, near 33,127, according to preliminary figures, while the S&P 500 SPX, +0.48% rose around 20 points, or 0.5%, to close near 4,175. The Nasdaq Composite COMP, +0.22% posted a gain of around 28 points, or 0.2%, ending near 12,564.

Source: Marketwatch

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