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Wall Street falls on Syria concerns, interest rate worries

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By April JoynerNEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street stocks fell on Wednesday as possible U.S. military action against Syria stoked investor concerns about geopolitical risk to the American economy and minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee sparked worries about a more hawkish view on interest-rate increases.The decline followed two days of gains, driven by easing concerns about trade tensions between the United States and China.On Wednesday, U.S. President Donald Trump warned Russia of imminent military action in Syria, declaring missiles "will be coming."The rising tensions sent oil ...

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 03:49 IST
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