Nasdaq ends down; Dow and S&P gain
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks mostly rose on Wednesday after comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled continued support for the economy, but the Nasdaq fell for a second session as momentum names sold off.
Financials and utilities were the day’s biggest gainers, with the S&P financial sector index up 1.3 percent and the utilities sector index up 1.6 percent.
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