Stocks end day sharply down

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August 18, 2011
Los Angeles Times    
Posted in News

"Global stock markets experienced big losses on Thursday amid intensifying concerns about Europe’s debt crisis and a batch of disheartening economic reports in the United States. The Dow Jones industrial average finished the day down 419.10 points, or 3.7%, to 10991.11 after falling more than 500 points in early trading. The broader Standard & Poor’s 500 fell 4.5%." (08/18/11)

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/money_co/2011/08/markets-close.html  

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