Wall St. falls for second day as tepid data weighs | Reuters

NEW YORK U.S. stocks declined for a second day on Wednesday, weighed down by tepid data on private sector U.S. jobs and a retreat in biotech shares.

The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI fell 99.17 points, or 0.56 percent, to 17,651.74, the S&P 500 .SPX lost 12.2 points, or 0.59 percent, to 2,051.17 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 37.59 points, or 0.79 percent, to 4,725.64.

(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch in New York; Editing by Nick Zieminski)

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Updated Date: May 05, 2016 02:00 AM