Dow Falls 46 on EU GDP
China moves to tighten lending; tech proves resilient
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 12, 2010 3:20 PM CST
Charles Solomon with Barclays Capital, left, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, Feb.12, 2010.   (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

(Newser) – Stocks closed mixed today as China's move to restrict lending and a low reading of EU GDP stoked worries about global economic health, the Wall Street Journalreports.

  • The Dow dropped 45.05 points to close at 10,099.14.
  • The Nasdaq gained 6.12, closing at 2,183.53.
  • The S&P 500 fell 32.96 to settle at 1,075.51.