US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St drops on labor market data, N. Korea tensions

NEW YORK, July 6 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell sharply on
Thursday after a batch of disappointing labor market data
clashed with the possibility of a more hawkish Federal Reserve,
while rising tensions in the Korean peninsula provided
additional pressure.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 156.35 points,
or 0.73 percent, to 21,321.82, the S&P 500 lost 22.58
points, or 0.93 percent, to 2,409.96 and the Nasdaq Composite
dropped 61.39 points, or 1 percent, to 6,089.46.
(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Peter Cooney)


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