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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Wednesday

Associated Press Associated Press 16/11/2016

U.S. stocks finished barely lower Wednesday as banks return some of the huge gains they've made since the presidential election last week, but technology and consumer stocks climbed. The dollar continued to appreciate against other currencies and reached its highest mark in 13 years.

On Wednesday:

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 54.92 points, or 0.3 percent, to 18,868.14.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index gave up 3.45 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,176.94.

The Nasdaq composite rose 18.96 points, or 0.4 percent, to 5,294.58.

For the week:

The Dow is up 20.48 points, or 0.1 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 12.49 points, or 0.6 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 57.47 points, or 1.1 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 1,443.11 points, or 8.3 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 133 points, or 6.5 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 287.17 points, or 5.7 percent.

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