US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends flat in year’s slowest day

NEW YORK, Aug 16 (BestGrowthStock) – Investors found little reason
to buy stocks on Monday, as indices finished barely changed,
suggesting several days of losses have not convinced
institutions the market has become attractive.

Composite volume was 5.69 billion shares, the lowest so far
this year.

* The Dow Jones industrial average (.DJI: ) dropped 1.14
points, or 0.01 percent, to 10,302.01. The Standard & Poor’s
500 Index (.SPX: ) gained 0.12 points, or 0.01 percent, to
1,079.37. The Nasdaq Composite Index (.IXIC: ) gained 8.39
points, or 0.39 percent, to 2,181.87.
(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Kenneth Barry)

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends flat in year’s slowest day