Wall St falls on Fed minutes

Evidence that Fed could taper in 'coming months' weighs on US stocks.

United States stocks fell after minutes of the Federal Reserve's October meeting indicated that officials stuck to the view that they might begin winding down bond purchases in the "coming months."

In the wake of the minutes being released, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 58.67 points, or 0.37%, to 15,908.36 points.

The S&P 500-stock index shed 5.51 points, or 0.31%, to 1,782.36 points.

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