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U.S. stocks end mixed amid Powell remarks

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks finished mixed on Tuesday as investors digested the testimony by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on the economic outlook.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 15.66 points, or 0.05 percent, to 31,537.35. The S&P 500 was up 4.87 points, or 0.13 percent, to 3,881.37. The Nasdaq Composite Index fell 67.85 points, or 0.50 percent, to 13,465.20.
Seven of the 11 primary S&P 500 sectors ended in green, with energy up 1.61 percent, outpacing the rest. Co ...