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Markets Mixed Before Election

Nov. 5, 2012
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U.S. stock indexes were mixed early Monday, a day before the national election.

The Dow Jones industrial average was down 7.75 points, 0.06 percent, to 13,086.29. The Nasdaq composite index added 8.76 points, 0.29 percent, to 2,990.89. The Standard and Poor's 500 index lost 0.41 points, 0.03 percent, to 1,413.79.

The benchmark 10-year treasury rose 10/32 to yield 1.685 percent.

The euro fell to $1.2785 from Friday's $1.2838. Against the yen, the dollar fell to 80.20 yen from 80.43 yen.

In Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 index lost 0.48 percent, 43.78, to 9,007.44.

Source: Copyright United Press International 2012

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