NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. stocks were weak again Wednesday as investors digested the minutes of the Federal Reserve's most recent policy meeting.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 49 points, or 0.39%, to 12,604.54. The blue-chip index has now fallen in five straight sessions, surrendering 2.6% over that stretch.
Breadth within the Dow, which is still up 3.2% so far in 2012 as of Wednesday's close, was negative with 21 of the 30 components posting losses.
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