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U.S. stocks fluctuate amid bank earnings, Portugal debt concern

The S&P 500 fell 0.4 percent as financial stress among Portuguese banks fueled concern about the the European recovery.
The S&P 500 fell 0.4 percent as financial stress among Portuguese banks fueled concern about the the European recovery.

U.S. stocks fluctuated, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index poised for its worst week since April, as investors weighed corporate earnings and the implications of a debt crisis at a Portuguese bank.

The S&P 500 added less than 0.1 percent to 1,965.16 at 9:31 a.m. in New York. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.25 points, or less than 0.1 percent, to 16,961.32.

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