US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St edges higher as Fed's Williams boosts rate-cut hopes

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    NEW YORK, July 18 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks moved higher on
Thursday after a slow start as comments from New York Fed
President John Williams further cemented expectations for
interest rate cuts from the U.S. central bank at the end of the
month.
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average  .DJI  rose 2.58 points, or
0.01%, to 27,222.43, the S&P 500  .SPX  gained 10.64 points, or
0.36%, to 2,995.06 and the Nasdaq Composite  .IXIC  added 22.04
points, or 0.27%, to 8,207.24.

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