U.S. stocks are opening lower in early trading on Wednesday after the
The Standard & Poor's 500 index was down seven points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,943. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 62 points, or 0.4 percent, to 16,883. The Nasdaq fell 15 points, or 0.4 percent, to 4,321.
The stock market still remains close to all-time highs after a slow and steady climb since April.
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