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Stocks close lower after five record closes
Stocks close lower after five record closes

Big banks weighed on the stock market Wednesday, tugging major indexes back from record highs. Regulators from the U.S., Switzerland and the U.K. fined five major banks a total of $3.4 billion for conspiring to manipulate foreign-currency trading. The news drove down bank stocks in Europe and U.S. JPMorgan Chase fell more than 1 percent, the biggest drop in the Dow Jones industrial average. “The fines from the watchdogs took some of the wind out of the market,” said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Rockwell Global Capital Management. But a slight dip following five days of record highs “is actually healthy,” he said. “That's the sign of a...

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