European and Asian stock markets are moving lower as the election in the U.S. tightens. The Europe 600 Index fell .7%. Most Asian markets lost more than 1%. Polls point to a tighter race between the two presidential candidates, with the Real Clear Politics polling average showing Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton's lead over her Republican rival Donald Trump narrowing to 2.2% from more than 7% two weeks ago. Microsoft (MSFT) says Russian hackers have exploited a flaw in Windows. In a blog post. The Executive Vice President of Microsoft's Windows and devices group, said the hackers, whom the company has dubbed Strontium, used 'phishing' email messages leveraging vulnerabilities in Windows and Adobe Flash to target a specific set of customers. Facebook (FB) is expected to report a 70% increase in earnings thanks to strong sales and advertising growth when it reports 3rd quarter earnings after the market closes today.
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