Dow Drops to 6-Year Low

Fifth Third Bancorp reports losses
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 19, 2009 3:22 PM CST
Dow Drops to 6-Year Low
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in this undated file photo.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

(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 at 1,442.82, and the S&P 500 shed 9.48 points, settling at 778.94.
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