NEW YORK - U.S. stocks were lower on Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P retreating further from recent records, after a softer-than-expected report on the labor market and ahead of data on the services sector.
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(The corrected version of the story fixes reference to Canada loss to $5.4 billion from $5.4 million in paragraph nine)
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BRUSSELS - It is too early to discuss a third bailout package for Greece, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday, stressing the focus of talks with Athens was implementing measures already agreed with the euro zone.
LONDON - Brent crude oil slipped towards $60 a barrel on Wednesday as a stronger dollar pressured commodity prices, while Saudi Arabia's oil minister said he expected the market to balance itself and for prices to recover.
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Use an interactive graphic to substitute Apple for any one of the 30 stocks that comprise the Dow and track how differently the index would have recently fared.