European stocks were mostly lower, with the Stoxx Europe 600 Index down 0. 1 per cent in recent trading. "There's a lot of mixed sentiment" from investors in Europe, Michael Antonelli, sales trader with Robert W Baird, said.
Stocks rose Tuesday, which marked the third-slowest full trading day of the year. The Dow gained 0. 5 per cent to 16,919. 59 and the S&P 500 rose 0. 5 per cent to 1,981. 60.
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