US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends little changed ahead of holiday
NEW YORK, May 26 U.S. stocks ended little changed on Friday ahead of a holiday weekend, though major indexes snapped a two-week streak of losses.
TOKYO, Oct 4 Japan's Nikkei share average rose slightly at Thursday's open after data reinforced impressions that the U.S. economic recovery is gathering steam, but gains were modest ahead of central bank meetings starting later in the day. The Nikkei rose 0.4 percent to 8,781.86, while the broader Topix also put on 0.4 percent, to 730.54.
* Dow flat, S&P up 0.02 pct, Nasdaq up 0.03 pct (Updates to late afternoon)