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(Bloomberg) — Most U.S. stocks fell, pulling the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index down from near a record, as energy companies slumped after oil reached a three-year low and forecasts from Sprint Corp. to Priceline Group Inc. disappointed investors.

Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp. paced losses in energy shares as oil sank to as low as $75.84 a barrel in New York. Sprint tumbled 19 percent as the wireless carrier lost subscribers for an 11th straight quarter. Priceline slid 8.7 percent on a weaker-than-projected sales forecast.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index fell 0.4 percent to 2,009.41 at 2:47 p.m. in New York as investors also await election results to see if Republicans wrest control of the Senate. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 3.89 points, or less than 0.1 percent, to 17,370.13 as Procter & Gamble Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. led gains. Trading in S&P 500 companies was 9 percent below the 30-day average at this time of the day.

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