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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P ends lower as Apple weighs, trade tensions ease

Sept 13 (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 rose 37.07 points, or 0.14%, to 27,219.52, the S&P 500 lost 2.18 points, or 0.07%, to 3,007.39 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 17.75 points, or 0.22%, to 8,176.71. (Reporting By Stephen Culp Editing by Chris Reese)