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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slumping Monday and banks are taking the biggest losses. Shares of Deutsche Bank hit an all-time low and interest rates are moving lower. Pfizer is pulling drugmakers down after it announced it won't break up into two companies.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off Monday in one of the most consequential presidential debates in modern US history with up to 100 million viewers set to tune in. The stakes could not be higher: the first woman to win the White House nomination for a major US party, against a New York tycoon turned reality star who has upended the political establishment. Commentators call it a clash of the titans: a 90-minute test of endurance between Clinton the Democrat, arguably the most experienced US presidential candidate in history, against Trump the Republican, perhaps the least experienced White House nominee for a major party.