Stock Market Today: Wall Street Slips as Tumbling Crude Oil Prices Drag Down Energy Stocks

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NEW YORK—Wall Street ticked lower Wednesday after another sharp slide for the price of crude dragged down oil-and-gas stocks.
The S&P 500 slipped 17.84, or 0.4 percent, to 4,549.34 for its third straight loss, locking in its longest losing streak since October. Each of those drops was modest, though, and the index remains near its best level in 20 months.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 70.13, or 0.2 percent, to 36,054.43, and the Nasdaq composite lost 83.20, or 0.6 percent, to 14,146.71.
Energy stocks had the market’s worst drops by far. Halliburton sank 3.6 percent, and Marathon Oil fell 3.5 percent after crude oil touched its lowest price since June….


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