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US stocks gains peter out, leaving indexes near breakeven but still near record highs

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NEW YORK — The U.S. stock market is ending the day pretty much it started, leaving indexes near record highs.

Investors were weighing an upward revision in U.S. economic growth Tuesday against a drop in consumer confidence.

Energy stocks fell 1.6 percent after the price of oil resumed its slide ahead an OPEC meeting on Thursday. Many expect the group won't be able to agree on production cuts.

PHOTO: In this Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 photo, trader John Lotito, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks rose in early trading Tuesday, Nov. 25, after the government revised up its estimate for economic growth in the third quarter, giving the U.S. its strongest six months of growth in a decade. Stocks are trading at all-time highs. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
In this Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 photo, trader John Lotito, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks rose in early trading Tuesday, Nov. 25, after the government revised up its estimate for economic growth in the third quarter, giving the U.S. its strongest six months of growth in a decade. Stocks are trading at all-time highs. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell two points to 2,067.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell three points to 17,814. The Nasdaq composite rose three points, less than 0.1 percent, to 4,758.

Pall, a supplier of filtration technology, jumped 3.5 percent after its earnings beat estimates.

Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.26 percent.

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