The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI fell 207.38 points, or 1.99 percent, to 10,236.99. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index .SPX lost 24.85 points, or 2.23 percent, to 1,090.20. The Nasdaq Composite Index .IXIC shed 53.91 points, or 2.35 percent, to 2,244.46.
Thursday, May 20, 2010
Wall Street slides on economic worries
(Reuters) - Stocks added to losses on Thursday after data showed factory activity in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic region accelerated less than expected in May, while an April index of U.S. leading economic indicators marked its first decline in more than a year.