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Wall Street opened lower on Wednesday as the Turkish lira weakened despite its central bank's bold interest-rate hike and ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision later in the day on its stimulus. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.52 percent at 15,846.2, the S&P 500 was down 0.44 percent at 1,784.67 and the Nasdaq Composite was down 0.44 percent at 4,079.833.
** BOEING CO, $130.64, -4.70 pct
The planemaker forecast 2014 results below analysts' average estimates as it expects margin to fall in both its major segments.
** DOW CHEMICAL CO, $45.54, +5.76 pct
The largest U.S. chemical maker by sales reported a fourth-quarter profit that comfortably beat market expectations, hiked its dividend and tripled its share buyback program, joining rival DuPont in increasing shareholder returns amid investor activism.