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Markets Now: And on the Eighth Day Stocks Rested

The S&P 500 has fallen 0.3% to 2649.03, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has declined 80 points, or 0.3%, to 24,521.27. The Nasdaq Composite has dipped 0.1% to 6978.07. Its been eight days since the S&P 500 tumbled 2.1% on Feb. 2, bringing an end to the low-volatility environment that had characterized the previous year and change.