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Aug 6 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Tuesday:
WALL ST DROPS AFTER COMMENTS FROM FED'S LOCKHART
U.S. stocks slid to session lows following comments from Dennis Lockhart, president of the Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank, that the central bank could start reducing its bond-buying program as soon as September. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 104.05 points, or 0.67 percent, the Standard & Poor's 500 Index was down 10.21 points, or 0.60 percent while the Nasdaq Composite Index was down 27.06 points, or 0.73 percent.
** THE WASHINGTON POST, $592.80, up 4 pct (1112 ET)
** AMAZON.COM INC, $298.83, down 1 pct (1117 ET)
Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos will buy The Washington Post newspaper for $250 million in a surprise deal that ends the Graham family's 80 years of ownership and hands one of the country's most influential publications to the businessman whose internet company has transformed retailing. Continued...