Nasdaq notches new high, U.S. stocks mostly lower

A subdued day of trading on Wall Street ended Tuesday with stocks closing mostly lower even as the Nasdaq composite notched another record high. Utilities, phone companies and other high-dividend paying stocks were among the biggest decliners. Energy stocks also fell along with a drop in the price of crude oil. Technology companies climbed the most. Financials also eked out a small gain. Investors sized up the latest crop of company earnings and new data on home construction and industrial produ...

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