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Wall St ends mixed

US stocks closed mixed on uneven corporate earnings,weighed down by IBM and Texas Instruments shares.

Dow Jones Industrial Average index fell 41.10 points, 0.3 percent, to 16,373.34.

S&P 500 gained 1.06 point, or 0.1 percent, to 1,844.86, with materials stocks as performing weakest while energy shares were the strongest of the 10 major sectors.

Nasdaq composite gained 17.24 points, or 0.4 per cent at 4,243.

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