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S&P 500 notches another record, shakes off dour Cisco forecast

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The benchmark S&P 500 posted a slim gain to end with a record closing high on Thursday, as a dour forecast from tech stalwart Cisco Systems Inc was offset by a strong report from big box retailer Walmart Inc.

NEW YORK, Nov 14 (Reuters) - The benchmark S&P 500 posted a slim gain to end with a record closing high on Thursday, as a dour forecast from tech stalwart Cisco Systems Inc CSCO.O was offset by a strong report from big box retailer Walmart Inc WMT.N.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 0.47 points, or -0%, to 27,783.12, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 2.72 points, or 0.09%, to 3,096.76 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 3.08 points, or 0.04%, to 8,479.02.

(Reporting by Lewis Krauskopf; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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