US STOCKS-Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs again; Nasdaq slips

martes 13 de mayo de 2014 16:50 GYT

* S&P 500 briefly rises above 1,900 for the first time

* Homebuilders rally; Keurig up on Coke's plan to raise stake

* Cisco falls 1 percent, weighs on the Nasdaq

* Dow up 0.1 pct; S&P 500 up 0.04 pct; Nasdaq off 0.3 pct (Updates to close)

By Caroline Valetkevitch

NEW YORK, May 13 (Reuters) - The Dow and the S&P 500 eked out record closing highs again on Tuesday, while the Nasdaq resumed its recent slide, dragged down by shares of Cisco .

The S&P 500 briefly rose above 1,900 for the first time early in the session, but quickly gave back some of its gains. In contrast, the Russell 2000 index of small-cap stocks fell 1.1 percent.

"We didn't see much of a followthrough from yesterday's runup. That started a discussion as to whether the economy was going to bounce back as strongly as some folks had been expecting," said Bucky Hellwig, senior vice president of BB&T Wealth Management in Birmingham, Alabama.

"We've eked out a gain in the broad averages but continue to see weakness in the Nasdaq and small caps so that divergence has got some investors concerned. What you see is a smaller group of stocks participating in the rally."   Continuación...