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US stocks decline for a second straight day; oil falls

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 136.4 points

Reuters  |  New York 

US stocks fell on Wednesday as energy sector shares dropped for a fourth straight session, tracking crude oil prices, while tech, the best performing sector this year, weighed the most on the S&P 500. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 136.4 points, or 0.58 percent, to 23,273.07, the S&P 500 lost 14.17 points, or 0.55 percent, to 2,564.7 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 31.66 points, or 0.47 percent, to 6,706.21. Weak oil weighs on stocks Stocks around the world registered their longest losing streak in eight months on Wednesday as weaker oil prices weighed and the dollar ...

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First Published: Thu, November 16 2017. 04:14 IST
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