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Stocks fall on weak construction, factory reports
Stocks are falling on Wall Street following reports that construction spending and manufacturing have weakened in the U.S. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 86 points at 13,004 shortly before midday Tuesday. The broader S&P 500 index fell seven points to 1,399 and the Nasdaq composite fell 20 points to 3,047. The U.S. stock …