NEW YORK The S&P 500 ended lower on Wednesday for a seventh straight session, its longest such streak in five years, as the Federal Reserve signaled it could hike interest rates in December and the uncertain U.S. election continued to cloud the market's outlook.The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI fell 76.91 points, or 0.43 percent, to 17,960.19, the S&P 500 .SPX lost 13.76 points, or 0.65 percent, to 2,097.96 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 48.01 points, or 0.93 percent, to 5,105.57.
The S&P 500 closed below the 2,100 level for the first time since July 7.
(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Nick Zieminski)
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Updated Date: Nov 03, 2016 02:00 AM