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Wall Street took a breather on Wednesday as stocks finished mixed following Tuesday's 55-point rally, with investors waiting for two key inflation reports due Thursday and Friday. Eleven hundred Big Board stocks fell on the day, while more than 900 advanced. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped1.68 points to 3875.15. The S&P 500 fell less than half a point to 465.47. NASDAQ stocks rose 1.43 to 767.00. Bond prices also dropped, as the yield on the Treasury's benchmark 30-year issue rose to 7.9%. The price of gold rose 25 cents to $387.90 in London trading.