Bloomberg News

U.S. Stocks Erase Loss as Technology, Consumer Shares Advance

September 14, 2011

Sept. 14 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks erased losses as gains in technology and consumer companies helped the market overcome an earlier slide triggered by confusion over Austria’s stance on increasing the European bailout fund.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rose less than 0.1 percent to 1,173.35 at 11:08 a.m. New York time after sliding as much as 0.9 percent.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Michael P. Regan at mregan12@bloomberg.net


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