US STOCKS-U.S. stocks fall the most in three weeks as dollar soars

martes 26 de mayo de 2015 11:10 GYT

* Strong data pushes dollar to one-month high

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* Indexes down: Dow 1.01 pct, S&P 0.96 pct, Nasdaq 1.13 pct

* Indexes gains for month fall below 2 pct (Adds details, changes comment, updates prices)

By Tanya Agrawal

May 26 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks recorded their steepest fall in three weeks in morning trading on Tuesday as positive economic data added to the gains in the dollar and sent it soaring to a one-month high.

The dollar was hovering at an eight-year high against the yen and a one-month peak against a basket of other big currencies.

"A strong dollar is going to hurt exports and the revenue line of companies, which wasn't strong to begin with," said Rick Fier, director of trading at Conifer Securities in New York.   Continuación...