U.S. stock-market indexes ended mostly higher, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq scoring their fifth consecutive record close in 2018.
But Dow industrials struggled, finishing marginally lower and breaking a four-day advance. Gains were driven by utilities and real estate sectors, usually considered as defensive. The S&P 500 gained 4.55 points, or 0.2%, to 2,747.70.
The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite index advanced by 20.83 points, or 0.3%, to 7,157.39. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 12.94 points, or less than 0.1%, to 25,282.93. Among the best performers on Wall Street, shares of Seagate Technology jumped 7.1%.