U.S. stocks trimmed declines on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 turning positive as minutes showing Federal Reserve officials are confident the recovery is sustainable offset an earlier report that the economy grew at a slower-than-expected pace.

* The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was off 2.12 points, or 0.02 percent, to 10,448.83. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> added 0.94 of a point, or 0.08 percent, to 1,107.18. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> slipped 5.29 points, or 0.24 percent, to 2,170.72.

(Reporting by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Jan Paschal)