Stocks fell on Wednesday as data showed new home sales dropped to a record low in May and investors were cautious before Federal Reserve comments on the economy. The S&P home builders ETF fell to its lowest in more than four months after release of the housing data before reversing the losses. The phase-out of a popular tax credit contributed to the 32 percent drop in sales.

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