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Wall St ends lower

U.S. stocks closed lower for a third day as investors speculate timing of Federal Reserve monetary stimulus cut.

Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 104.10 points, or 0.7 percent, to 15,739.43

Consumer staples and health care were hardest-hit, while energy and utilities stokcs were best performers among the 10 major sectors

on the S&P 500, which lost 6.72 points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,775.50.

Nasdaq composite lost 5.41 points, or 0.1 per cent at 3,998.40.

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