Stocks Drop Sharply; Dow Falls 270
Sep. 19, 2001
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NEW YORK (AP) _ Stocks fell sharply again Wednesday, carrying the Dow Jones industrials down more than 270 points, as investors coped with the growing likelihood of job cuts and weaker earnings due to last week's terrorist attack.
The Dow Jones industrials were down 270.90 at 8,627.11 at midday.