NEW YORK (Reuters) - Socks fell on Wednesday as retailers dropped sharply after a report that showed holiday shoppers were less enthusiastic than last year, with investors saying worries about the "fiscal cliff" may have kept them away from stores.
The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> dropped 29.08 points, or 0.22 percent, to 13,110.00. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> dropped 6.41 points, or 0.45 percent, to 1,420.25. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> dropped 20.63 points, or 0.68 percent, to 2,991.97.
(Reporting by Edward Krudy; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
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