NEW YORK, Dec 27 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks turned higher in
late-session trading on Thursday after news that the U.S. House
of Representatives scheduled a session for Sunday, with the
"fiscal cliff" deadline just around the corner.
The Dow Jones industrial average was down 9.76
points, or 0.07 percent, at 13,104.83, after briefly trading
higher. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was down 0.55
point, or 0.04 percent, at 1,419.28, also after briefly trading
higher. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 0.45 point, or
0.02 percent, at 2,990.61.