Stocks Finish Mixed Amid Worry About Slowing Economic Growth

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U.S. stocks were mixed and oil prices fell as investors worried that slowing economic growth could curb energy consumption.

The S&P 500 rose 0.2% Tuesday to start the trading week after the U.S. stock and bond markets were closed for the Independence Day holiday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.4%. The tech-focused Nasdaq Composite Index shed earlier losses to gain 1.8%.