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Stocks fall as market heads for a second loss
Stocks fall as market heads for a second loss

U.S. stocks sank Wednesday, pulling indexes further below record highs. The drop was modest but broad: nine of the 10 sectors in the Standard & Poor's 500 lost ground. KEEPING SCORE: As of 11:28 a.m. Eastern time, the Standard & Poor's 500 index was down 12 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,096. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 111 points, or 0.6 percent, to 18,091, and the Nasdaq composite fell 14 points, or 0.3 percent, to 4,965. TAKING A BREATHER: Given the market's recent run, it's only natural for investors to turn cautious, said Terry Sandven, senior equity strategist at U.S. Bank Wealth Management. On Monday, the S&P 500 reached an all-time high while the...

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