US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St edges higher, led by financials

NEW YORK, Sept 18 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 clung to a small gain on Monday, led by financial stocks ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting, while Nasdaq pared gains sharply as technology stocks lost ground late in the day.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 64.8 points, or 0.29 percent, to 22,333.14, the S&P 500 gained 3.73 points, or 0.15 percent, to 2,503.96 and the Nasdaq Composite added 6.17 points, or 0.1 percent, to 6,454.64. (Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Nick Zieminski)