Global Markets Overview - 09/20/2012

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U.S. STOCKS, BONDS

U.S. stocks eked out slight gains Wednesday, supported by strength in the housing sector, as energy stocks dragged the market lower with oil futures tumbling.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) closed up 13.32 points, or 0.1%, at 13,577.96, led by shares of Walt Disney Co. ( DIS ) and Home Depot Inc. ( HD ).

The index had earlier reached an intraday high of 13,626.48. The S&P 500 Index ( SPX ) finished up 1.73 points at 1,461.05, with consumer-discretionary stocks leading the way higher.

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Referenced Stocks: DIS , HD , SPX

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