NEW YORK (February 6, 2013)--Stock indexes ended the day near the break-even point Wednesday on Wall Street, bouncing back from earlier losses.
The Dow Jones industrial average ended the day with a gain of seven points Wednesday at 13,986 after dropping as much as 66 points in the early going.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index eked out a gain of just less than a point to end the day at 1,512.
The Nasdaq composite edged down three points to close at 3,168.
Time Warner rose 4 percent after the company said its net income grew 51 percent in the last three months of 2012.
Ralph Lauren also rose sharply after posting solid results.
Three stocks rose for every two that fell on the New York Stock Exchange where volume was about average at 3.5 billion shares.