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September 18, 2012  Tue 12:14 AM CT

U.S. equity indexes closed mixed yesterday after a sharp mid-session commodity selloff that seemed unrelated to any material news.

The S&P 500 ended lower by 4.58 points, or 0.31 percent, at 1461.19. The Russell 2000 saw similar profit-taking as it fell 5.80 points, or 0.67 percent, to finish at 858.90.

The Nasdaq 100 added 1.21 points, or 0.04 percent, to 2856.44. The index got a boost from heavily weighted Apple, which consolidated under the $700 level during the regular session and broke through that mark in after-hours trading.

S&P 500
Resistance is now 1462.35, followed by 1464, 1466, and 1470.
Support is now 1460.03, followed by 1458.22, 1457.55 (yesterday's low), and 1452.50.
Nasdaq 100
Resistance is now 2857.50, followed by 2860, 2865.37 (Friday's high), and 2870.
Support is now 2853.22, followed by 2846.2, 2839.70, and 2831.46.
Russell 2000
Resistance is now 859, followed by 861.44, 864.11, and 866.
Support is now 858, followed by 855.89, 854.63, and 853.
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