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Stocks, Oil Prices, US Dollar Fall on Investor Worries About US Election

Investor worries that Republican candidate Donald Trump might win the U.S. presidency caused a sharp sell-off of stocks in Asian markets and pushed down futures prices for U.S. markets Wednesday morning. The value of the U.S. dollar and oil prices also fell, while traders moved money into safe haven investments like gold. Japan’s NIKKEI plunged more than 5 percent by the close, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng dropped more than 3 percent. U.S. stock futures were off by 4 percent or...

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