NEW YORK (AP) " Stocks retreated for a seventh consecutive day on Wednesday, the market's longest decline in five years, as investor worries about the U.S. presidential election continued to weigh on the market.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 77.46 points, or 0.4 percent, to 17,959.64.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 13.78 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,097.94.
The Nasdaq composite lost 48.01 points, or 0.9 percent, to 5,105.57.
For the week:
The Dow is down 201.55 points, or 1.1 percent.
The S&P 500 has fallen 28.47 points, or 1.3 percent.
The Nasdaq composite is down 84.54 points, or 1.6 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 534.61 points, or 3.1 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 54 points, or 2.6 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 98.16 points, or 2 percent.
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