Agence France-PresseOctober 9, 2013 16:31
US stocks were mixed Wednesday as the White House moved to convene meetings with leading members of Congress to seek an end to economic policy paralysis in Washington.
The S&P 500 and Dow were slightly higher, but the sell-off in tech stocks continued unabated from Tuesday, when the Nasdaq plunged 2 percent.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished up 26.45 points (0.18 percent) at 14,802.98.
The broad-based S&P 500 added a bare 0.95 (0.06 percent) at 1,656.40, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index lost 17.06 (0.46 percent) at 3,677.78.