U.S. stocks end flat as Trump's second impeachment vote in House under way

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Published: Jan. 13, 2021 at 4:05 p.m. ET

U.S. stocks ended mixed Wednesday as House lawmakers voted on whether to impeach President Donald Trump, a week before he is set to leave the White House. The S&P 500 SPX, +0.23% rose 0.2% to end around 3,810. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.03% fell less than 0.1% to finish around 31,060, after briefly threatening to surpass its previous closing record of 37,097.97 set last Friday. The Nasdaq Composite COMP, +0.43% gained 0.4% to finish near 13,129. The impeachment proceedings were not expected to upset the buoyant tone in broader markets, with investors mostly looking past the political turmoil in Washington. The yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury note TMUBMUSD10Y, 1.090% tumbled 4.5 basis points to 1.09% after a strong bond auction.

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