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Dow Drops to 6-Year Low

Fifth Third Bancorp reports losses

(Newser) - Stocks fell again today, with the Dow sinking to its lowest point in six years, MarketWatch reports. The usual financials led declines, with poor results from Fifth Third Bancorp souring sentiment. The Dow fell 89.68 points to close at 7,465.95. The Nasdaq lost 25.15 points, closing... More »

Oil, Earnings Woes Key Retreat

Familiar factors push markets down

(Newser) - The markets retreated today, battered by the familiar convergence of high oil prices and poor business performance, MarketWatch reports. Amid signs of broader malaise, financials dropped, and crude again topped $135 per barrel. The Dow fell 131.24 to close at 12,029.06. The Nasdaq lost 28.02 to... More »

National City Close to $6B Cash Infusion

US's 10th-largest bank has been decimated by the mortgage crisis

(Newser) - Battered National City—which has seen shares plummet 78% as it's been overwhelmed by the subprime fiasco—is close to a $6 billion bailout funded by some of its largest shareholders and private equity firm Corsair Capital, reports the Wall Street Journal. The infusion for the Cleveland-based bank would be... More »

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