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Amazon leads Nasdaq to record; S&P off on banks, retail | Reuters

NEW YORK The S&P 500 closed slightly lower on Thursday weighed by financial shares and as investors dumped traditional retailers, but the Nasdaq Composite set a record closing high led by the strength of online retailer Amazon (AMZN.O).The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 42.87 points, or 0.21 percent, to 19,899.29, the S&P 500 .SPX lost 1.75 points, or 0.08 percent, to 2,269 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 10.93 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,487.94.

(Reporting by Rodrigo Campos; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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Updated Date: Jan 06, 2017 03:15 AM

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