Dow opens flat Tuesday and S&P 500 briefly carves out intraday record before retreating

Dow opens flat Tuesday and S&P 500 briefly carves out intraday record before retreating
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U.S. stocks were trading mixed to flat on Tuesday as investors took data on retail sales and producer prices in stride as Federal Reserve policy makers prepared to kick off a closely watched two-day meeting. The U.S. May producer-price index rose 0.8% in May, pushing prices up 6.6% year over year. Separately, retail sales dropped 1.3% in May. Also, the New York Fed's Empire State factory index fell to 17.4 in June from 24.3 a month earlier. The S&P 500 index was down 0.1% at 4,252, after hitting

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