Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 1 point
The Dow dipped 1.63 points, or 0.01% to close at 27,781.96. The S&P 500 climbed 0.08% to 3,096.64. The Nasdaq Composite closed 0.04% lower at 8,479.02. Stocks hovered around record levels but lingering trade worries kept sentiment in check.
Trade snag tempers market enthusiasm
Wall Street’s enthusiasm has been slightly curbed as U.S.-China trade talks hit a snag recently over agricultural purchases by the Chinese. Sentiment around trade also took a hit after U.S. senators pushed for a vote on a Hong Kong rights bill as protests there escalate. The fact that equities remain around record highs and have not sold off amid the snag is being…