In this exceptionally strong year for stocks, three-day losing streaks have been relatively few and far between. But the Dow is aiming at making it three days in a row of declines, as investors apparently worry about the Fed's reluctance to step in with more monetary stimulus and its impact on a shaky economy. Yet despite the weakness, both gold and oil rose, with the iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil Index ETF
Among Dow stocks, Home Depot
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