Dow Falls 122, Biggest Drop Since November Investors are worried that the cost of borrowing is going to rise By Nick McMaster, Newser Staff Posted Jan 20, 2010 3:20 PM CST 10 comments Comments In this Jan. 11, 2010, file photo, traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, file) (Newser) – A report that China's Banking Commission is tightening lending policy stoked fears that borrowing costs may rise globally, causing a broad sell-off in stocks, the Wall Street Journal reports. The Dow lost 122 points to close at 10,603, the biggest drop since November. The Nasdaq fell 29 points, closing at 2,291. The S&P 500 dropped 12 points, settling at 1,138.