Fed view, strong dollar drag Wall Street lower

Wed Mar 11, 2015 4:04pm EDT
 
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended lower for a second straight session on Wednesday as worries increased the Federal Reserve could bump up rates as soon as June and the dollar strength further dampened the outlook for U.S. corporate earnings.

The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI fell 26.98 points, or 0.15 percent, to 17,635.96, the S&P 500 .SPX lost 3.85 points, or 0.19 percent, to 2,040.31 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 9.85 points, or 0.2 percent, to 4,849.94.

(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Nick Zieminski)

 
A picture illustration shows Euro banknotes in front of a stocks graph in Sarajevo March 9, 2015. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic