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Trading is thin ahead of presidential vote

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It was slight gains in thin trading on the day before the presidential election. ‘The markets have a tendency to trade sideways before big news events, and nothing is bigger than a presidential election,’ said Randy Frederick, at Charles Schwab. In Europe, a renewed focus on Greece’s problems and uncertainty about the US vote pushed stocks lower.

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