Wall St slides on stimulus tapering talk

United States trade data, Fed official comments fuels speculation about timeline for tapering stimulus.

United States stocks ended lower as more data and comments from Federal Reserve officials pointed to the likely pullback in Fed stimulus in the coming months.

At the close the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 93.39 points (0.60%) at 15,518.74 points.

The broad-based S&P 500 fell 9.77 (0.57%) to 1,697.37 points.

The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite lost 27.18 (0.74%) at 3,665.77 points.



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