Dow, S&P gain on financials, consumer staples

NEW YORK (BestGrowthStock) – The Dow and S&P 500 indexes on Wednesday erased losses to trade flat as gains in financial and consumer staples shares offset worries about a possible spread of Greece’s debt crisis to other European countries.

* The Dow Jones industrial average (.DJI: ) added 9.59 points, or 0.09 percent, to 10,936.36. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (.SPX: ) was up 0.88 points, or 0.07 percent, at 1,174.48. The Nasdaq Composite Index (.IXIC: ) slipped 4.99 points, or 0.21 percent, to 2,419.26.

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(Reporting by Leah Schnurr)

Dow, S&P gain on financials, consumer staples