NEW YORK (AP) -- The stock market briefly dropped, then recovered, after the Associated Press' Twitter account was hacked and a fake tweet about an attack on the White House was posted.
The AP released the following statement at 1:12 p.m.: "The @AP twitter account has been hacked. The tweet about an attack at the White House is false. We will advise more as soon as possible."
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^DJI ) fell more than 150 points after the fake Twitter posting, then quickly recovered.