Wall Street falls on Syria, interest rate worries


NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street fell on Wednesday as possible U.S. military action against Syria stoked investor concerns about geopolitical risks and minutes from the latest Federal Reserve meeting sparked worries about a more hawkish view on interest rate increases.

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 10, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 218.62 points, or 0.9 percent, to 24,189.38, the SP 500 .SPX lost 14.68 points, or 0.55 percent, to 2,642.19 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 25.28 points, or 0.36 percent, to 7,069.03.

Reporting by April Joyner; editing by Jonathan Oatis

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