Clinton and Trump push closing arguments as markets fret over tight race

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla./MIAMI (Reuters) - As Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump pushed their closing arguments ahead of next week's U.S. presidential election, financial markets were rattled on Wednesday by opinion polls showing a tightening White House race.
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