Stocks Opened Flat

U.S. stocks opened falt on Tuesday after the Dow and S&P 500 extended their streak of intraday record highs, with energy
stocks weighing again on the S&P 500. The Dow Jones industrial average late fell 1.77 points, or 0.01%, to 17,615.51. The
S&P 500 lost 1.74 points, or 0.09%, to 2,036.52. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 5.69 points, or 0.12%, to 4,645.93.

Microsoft Corp (MSFT) said it would roll out its Lumia 535 smartphone this month with an affordable price tag in its key
markets, dropping the Nokia name just months after buying the Finnish company’s handset business.

Crude-oil futures were choppy in Asian trade Tuesday after sharp overnight losses as markets continue to look for cues
that could drive prices higher. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, light, sweet crude futures for delivery in December
traded at $77.19 a barrel, down $0.27 in the Globex electronic session.

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