"Investors are still very aware of the impending fiscal cliff at the end of the year," said Craig Erlam, market analyst at Alpari. "Until we see progress here, risk appetite is likely to remain low in the U.S."The Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.2 percent at 12,948.48 while the broader S&P 500 index was flat at 1,406.47.
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