Financials drag on Dow, S&P 500; tech shines | Reuters

NEW YORK The S&P and the Dow fell on Wednesday as financial stocks ended a seven-day rally with a sharp drop, but gains in technology stocks helped as investors continued to work on preparing their portfolios for a Donald Trump presidency.The Dow Jones industrial average fell 54.23 points, or 0.29 percent, to 18,868.83, the S&P 500 lost 3.43 points, or 0.16 percent, to 2,176.96 and the Nasdaq Composite added 18.96 points, or 0.36 percent, to 5,294.58.

(Reporting by Sinead Carew; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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Published Date: Nov 17, 2016 03:15 AM | Updated Date: Nov 17, 2016 03:15 AM

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