Stocks fell on Wednesday morning as investors weighed a new round of earnings reports and weaker-than-expected employment data. Payroll provider ADP said that U.S. companies added 330,000 jobs in July, down from 680,000 in June and well below the Reuters consensus forecast of 695,000. Services sector data was positive. The Institute for Supply Management said that its nonmanufacturing index rose to a record 64.1 in July, up from 60.1 in June and above the consensus forecast. The Dow fell 0.6%, the S&P 0.4%, and the Nasdaq 0.1%. Crude oil traded near $69 per barrel, while gold fell slightly to $1813 per ounce.
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