JeeYeon Park is a writer for CNBC.com.
Stocks eased off their lows but still closed in the red in lackluster trading Tuesday a day after the Dow and S&P 500 hit fresh highs.
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Stocks finished broadly higher Tuesday, with the S&P 500 setting a new record, as investors cheered a batch of better-than-expected economic reports and merger activity.
Stocks finished in positive territory after hovering around the flatline for much of the session Monday, as investors remained cautious amid recent mixed economic reports.
Stocks turned higher in the final hour trading, looking to close out the week on a high note, but major averages were still poised for weekly losses.