US STOCKS SNAPSHOT - Wall St ends flat on fiscal stand-off

NEW YORK Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:04pm GMT

NEW YORK Nov 12 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed in a lightly traded session on Monday, with investors limiting bets ahead of what could be a drawn-out battle over the "fiscal cliff."

Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 2.54 points, or 0.02 percent, at 12,817.93. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 0.19 point, or 0.01 percent, at 1,380.04. The Nasdaq Composite Index was down 0.62 point, or 0.02 percent, at 2,904.25.

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After wave of QE, onus shifts to leaders to boost economy

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