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Stocks Pare Losses; Climbs As It Tries To Rebound

The stock market pared losses but remained broadly weaker at midday Wednesday. The Nasdaq, down as much as 1.6% earlier, was 0.7% lower. The S&P 500 lost 0.9% and the Dow Jones industrial average 1.1%. The small-cap Russell 2000 slid 1%. Volume was running higher across the board. Losing stocks led winners by 2-to-1 on the Nasdaq and by about 3-to-2 on the NYSE. Energy and transportation stocks led the stock market today lower, while food,

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