Today’s trading session closed out mixed. The Dow and S&P posted gains Tuesday. The Nasdaq ended in red territory. Hewlett-Packard, Home Depot and Exxon Mobil led advancers on the Dow. Early market momentum faded somewhat as the day progressed.
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Indices closed in red territory on Monday. Bank of America, Walt Disney and Hewlett-Packard stood out among Dow decliners. Stocks took a dive amid political gridlock. The Congressional super committee, charged with coming up with $1.2 trillion in maneuvers, failed to find common ground.