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The S&P 500 started the week ending August 18 on a stronger note. It lost upward momentum as the week progressed. It fell to a five-week low on August 17.
Wall Street equity benchmarks on Tuesday appear ready to open modestly higher, putting the Dow industrials and the S&P 500 on track to rise for a second straight session after last week’s selloff.