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Dow, S&P 500 rise after Fed minutes reassure on rates

Reuters: Business News

Wed, 20 Aug 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended mostly higher on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 just missing a record close, after minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting gave investors reason to believe that the central bank is in no rush to raise interest rates.

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