Consumer Staples SPDR ( XLP) Tuesday marks the deadline for Kraft ( KFT), which makes up 3.84% of XLP, to raise its bid for Cadbury ( CBY). Kraft and Cadbury closed a friendly deal Tuesday.
Workers head out to watch eclipse. Wall Street struggles for direction.
Stocks are under pressure.
DJIA, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all rise slightly on the session.
The Dow has closed with a record for eight straight days. It's going for its ninth.