Stocks fall on slow Thanksgiving

Posted: December 3, 2013 at 3:17 a.m.

NEW YORK — The three major stock indexes closed lower Monday, the first day of trading in December. Investors sold shares on signs that American shoppers are being tight with their cash this Christmas.

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