- Stocks were little changed as investors remained cautious ahead of Fed guidance tomorrow at its policy meeting and the first reading of Q2 GDP.
- Tech strength pushed Nasdaq to a fresh 12-year high, boosted by gains in Apple and Facebook.
- The materials sector was pressured by fertilizer companies after Russia's top potash producer withdrew from a potash cartel.
- Crude oil fell to its first sub-$104 close in three weeks; gold gave up 0.4% to $1,324.80.
Market recap: Stocks tepid ahead of FOMC, but Nasdaq notches new highs
Jul 30 2013, 16:15 ET