US stocks open lower as a record-breaking year winds down

US stocks open lower as a record-breaking year winds down

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NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street on the last day of 2019. Many world markets, including Tokyo's, have already ended trading for the year.

The S&P 500 is on track for its best year since 2013. U.S. markets are open for a full trading day before the New Year's Day holiday on Wednesday. They re-open Thursday.

The S&P 500 was little changed at 3,221. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was also flat at 28,459. The Nasdaq composite rose 3 points, less than 0.1%, to 8,950. Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 1.91%.

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