US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street ends down on Fed concern

NEW YORK Thu Jan 3, 2013 9:05pm GMT

NEW YORK Jan 3 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks dipped on Thursday after minutes from the latest Federal Reserve meeting showed growing concern about the risks of the Fed's stimulative monetary policy, giving investors reason to pull back after a strong two-day run.

The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 21.35 points, or 0.16 percent, to 13,391.20, according to the latest figures. The S&P 500 dipped 3.09 points, or 0.21 percent, to 1,459.33. The Nasdaq Composite fell 11.70 points, or 0.38 percent, to 3,100.57.


After wave of QE, onus shifts to leaders to boost economy

DAVOS, Switzerland - Central banks have done their best to rescue the world economy by printing money and politicians must now act fast to enact structural reforms and pro-investment policies to boost growth, central bankers said on Saturday.