Syria, weak jobs report leave stock market mixed

New York • After wavering up and down all day, U.S. stock indexes wound up pretty much where they started. U.S. missile strikes in Syria and news Friday of a slowdown in hiring last month left investors with little interest in making big moves in the market, with a handful of exceptions. Defense contractors traded higher after the strikes. Raytheon climbed 1.5 percent and Lockheed Martin gained 1.2 percent. Investors also bid up some high-dividend stocks like phone companies as they sought out r...

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