Dow Falls 48 on Credit Data Charge-offs rise, NY manufacturing index falls By Nick McMaster, Newser Staff Posted Dec 15, 2009 3:16 PM CST 3 comments Comments Specialist Michael Sollitto works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, in this March 2, 2009, file photo. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) (Newser) – Stocks fell late in the day on depressed manufacturing activity and the news of a bump in credit card charge-offs last month, the Wall Street Journal reports. The Dow dropped 49 points to close at 10,452. The Nasdaq lost 11 points, closing at 2,201. The S&P 500 fell 6 points to settle at 1,108.