Stocks shifted into malaise mode Thursday afternoon with the looming election, sending the S&P 500 down for an eighth straight day. That’s the longest losing streak for the broad market index since 2008, CNBC reported. All three major indexes fell for the day after holding onto gains for at least much of the morning.
The S&P 500’s loss was 0.4%, while the Dow Jones industrial average and the Nasdaq composite fell 0.2% and 0.9%, respectively. Investors remain nervous about the outcome of the presidential election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump next week as polls tighten. READ MORE