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Dow falls on pre-election jitters

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>> Wall Street having its worst day in three weeks as investors wake up to the US Presidential election that's happening next week. Our Reuters markets economics editor Dan Burns, what really drove the market down? Is it the FBI discovery of these emails or talk about emails from Friday or the new polls that came out today?
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>> Well I think it's the polls that people have begin to think reflect the reopened FBI investigation into the emails. We had at least one poll, I think it was the ABC Wall Street, Washington Post poll, that actually showed Trump with his first lead over Clinton since May.
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Now, not all the other polls are reflecting that, but it has injected enough uncertainty into a market that, let's face it, was really only positioned for a Clinton victory. There wasn't a lot of hedging, there wasn't a lot of positioning for a Trump victory outcome here.>> Wall Street is clearly concerned, if for no other reason than they're sure what they'll get with a Clinton presidency.
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But what a Trump presidency could be bring remains a great unknown.