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10/07/2013 09:46 am ET

Stocks Fall As Government Shutdown Drags On

AP

NEW YORK, Oct 7 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Monday as the partial U.S. government shutdown dragged on with no signs of a softening in the positions of politicians over the debt-ceiling limit or budget impasse.

Dow Jones industrial average was down 137.11 points, or 0.91 percent, at 14,935.47. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was down 15.33 points, or 0.91 percent, at 1,675.17. The Nasdaq Composite Index was down 32.59 points, or 0.86 percent, at 3,775.16.

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