Big advances by many bank stocks helped offset some of the declines in the Dow and the Standard & Poor's 500 index giving them a better showing for the day than the Nasdaq
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The Nasdaq composite index fell 81.36 or 3.60 percent to 2179.91; it was its worst percentage and point loss since Jan. 4. The European Central Bank the Bank of England and the
Of the S&P's 10 industry groups energy declined the most down 4.1% followed by materials recently off 1.5%. The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite declined 7.49 points to
The Shenzhen Composite Index fell 1.5 percent to 940.91. Benchmark oil for June delivery was up 5 cents to $92.61 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
The S&P 500 Index dropped 75.41 points or 6.2% to 1137.6 with energy financials and materials fronting sector losses that spread across all 10 of the index's industry groups.
Energy and materials also weighed heavily. The Nasdaq Composite Index declined 32.8 points or 2.1% to 1538.79. . Volume on the New York Stock Exchange exceeded 1.3 billion and
The Nasdaq composite index fell 13.63 or 1 percent to 1377.84. The major indexes haven't had a winning month since August. The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies fell 3.93 or
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