What a difference a day makes. After the Dow Jones Industrial Average
Investors were concerned today with the health of Spanish banks -- in particular the country's third largest lender, Bankia, which is in need of a bailout. There were also renewed concerns about Greece's ability to remain in the eurozone. At home, investors were disappointed with a report that showed pending U.S. home sales declined.
Here's how all three of the major U.S. indices fared on the day:
|Dow Jones Industrial Average||-160.83 [-1.28%]||12,419.86|
|S&P 500||-19.10 [-1.43%]||1,313.31|
As for individual stocks, a whopping 29 of the 30 Dow components finished in the red. Alcoa
Bank of America
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