December 17, 2009 / 9:10 PM / 8 years ago

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends lower on dollar, FedEx

NEW YORK, Dec 17 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Thursday as the dollar’s rebound spurred a safe-haven trade, cutting demand for riskier assets, while a soft profit outlook from economic bellwether FedEx sank transportation shares.

The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI was down 132.86 points, or 1.27 percent, to end unofficially at 10,308.26. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index .SPX was down 13.10 points, or 1.18 percent, to finish unofficially at 1,096.08. The Nasdaq Composite Index .IXIC was down 26.86 points, or 1.22 percent, to close unofficially at 2,180.05. (Reporting by Angela Moon; Editing by Jan Paschal)

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