Dow snaps five-day winning streak as Fed releases July minutes

Aug. 17 (UPI) — The Dow Jones Industrial Average snapped a five-day winning streak as investors assessed the latest minutes from the Federal Reserve.

The blue-chip Dow fell 171.69 points, or 0.5%, after having posted gains for the past five sessions. The S&P 500 declined 0.72% and the Nasdaq Composite continued to slide, falling 1.25%.

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