US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St falls for second day as tepid data weighs
NEW YORK May 4 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks declined for a second day on Wednesday, weighed down by tepid data on private sector U.S. jobs and a retreat in biotech shares.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 99.17 points, or 0.56 percent, to 17,651.74, the S&P 500 lost 12.2 points, or 0.59 percent, to 2,051.17 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 37.59 points, or 0.79 percent, to 4,725.64. (Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch in New York; Editing by Nick Zieminski)
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