U.S. Stocks Extend Loss As Fed Keeps Interest Rates Unchanged

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U.S. stocks extended losses Wednesday after the Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged as widely expected. The S&P 500 fell 12 points, or 0.6%, to 2,098 while the Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 67 points, or 0.3%, to 17,977. The Nasdaq Composite Index dropped 42 points, or 0.8%, to 5,112. Stocks had been under pressure ahead of the Fed's decision as investors turned jittery over latest polls that showed Donald Trump narrowing his gap with Hillary Clinton with the election less than a week away.

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