U.S. stocks tick higher in mixed results Thursday

New York • U.S. stock indexes flittered up and down Thursday, as a slump in energy stocks partly offset advances made by Under Armour, PayPal and other companies reporting stronger-than-expected profits. It’s the second straight day where indexes have made modest, meandering moves, following two big gains at the start of the week. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index added 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,389, as of 11:51 a.m. Mountain time. It had climbed to within a whisper of its Marc...

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