Stocks are tanking on news that the FBI is reopening its investigation into Clinton's emails

Stocks suddenly took a leg lower on Friday after NBC News reported that the FBI is reopening its investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private server for emails.

This was the reaction of the Dow:

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And the S&P 500:

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In a letter to Congress, FBI director James Comey wrote that the investigative team in charge of looking into Clinton's server briefed him on Thursday on new emails they found that might contain classified information.

A win by Donald Trump would be the most unsettling outcome for markets, according to Liz Ann Sonders, Charles Schwab's chief investment strategist.

The Mexican peso also fell. The currency was down by 0.6% at 18.9520 per dollar as of 1:17 p.m. ET after earlier being in the green. Some currency analysts have argued that the peso's strength is supportive of a Clinton win, given Trump's tough talk on trade and immigration with America's southern neighbor.

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