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Markets close mixed

Feb. 6, 2013 at 6:59 PM   |   Comments

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NEW YORK, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. markets closed mixed Wednesday with investors seeking a comfort zone after a four-week winning streak.

Stocks have moved up and down through the week and eased back Wednesday despite an upbeat corporate report from entertainment giant Walt Disney.

With no major reports released Wednesday, the Dow Jones industrial average closed 7.22 points higher, up 0.05 percent to 13,986.52. The Nasdaq composite index lost 3.10 points or 0.1 percent to 3,168.48. The Standard & Poor's 500 added 0.83 points or 0.05 percent to 1,512.12.

On the New York Stock Exchange, 1,768 stock advanced and 1,251 declined on a volume of 3.5 billion shares traded.

The 10-year treasury note was yielding 1.964 percent.

Against the dollar, the euro fell to $1.3523 from Tuesday's $1.3582. The dollar fell to 93.54 yen from 93.65 yen.

In Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 index soared, adding 416.83 points, 3.77 percent, to 11,463.75.

In London, the FTSE 100 index rose 0.2 percent, 12.58 points, to 6,295.34.

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