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
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.