Dow, S&P 500 dips defy bullish breadth data

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average has turned negative in afternoon trading Wednesday, but that defied bullish market breadth readings for both the NYSE and the Nasdaq exchanges. The number of stocks gaining ground outnumbered decliners 1,835 to 1,135 on the Big Board and 2,013 to 1,318 on the Nasdaq, while volume in advancing stocks made up 63.1% of total volume on the NYSE and 70.6% of total Nasdaq volume. Meanwhile, the Dow was down 35 points, or 0.1%, with 18 of 30 components trading lower. The S&P 500 was down 0.1% and the Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.1%.
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