FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., September 12, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
(Reuters) – The S&P 500 ended the day down slightly but less than 1% below its all-time high as a drop in Apple stock countered easing U.S.-China trade tensions.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 37.07 points, or 0.14%, to 27,219.52, the S&P 500 .SPX lost 2.18 points, or 0.07%, to 3,007.39 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 17.75 points, or 0.22%, to 8,176.71.
Reporting By Stephen Culp; Editing by Chris Reese