(Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks were little changed, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index reached an all-time high last week and headed toward its biggest annual gain since 1997.

The S&P 500 fell less than 1 point to 1,841.09 at 4 p.m. in New York. The benchmark index is poised for a 29% gain this year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 25.94 points, or 0.2%, to 16,504.35 today.

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