Greek Drama Stirs Volatility on Wall Street
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Renewed concerns that political uncertainty in Greece could undermine efforts to hold the eurozone together sent stocks gyrating violently on Tuesday. Despite the turbulence, the Dow managed to rebound markedly from a nearly 200-point loss.

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 76.4 points, or 0.59%, to 12932, the S&P 500 slid 5.9 points, or 0.43%, to 1364 and the Nasdaq Composite dipped 11.5 points, or 0.39%, to 2946. 

The consumer discretionary sector took a big hit on the day following a weak earnings report from Fossil (NYSE:FOSL), which tumbled some 38%. The financial, energy and basic materials sectors were among the other laggards. The utility and health-care sectors, on the contrary, ended in the green.

U.S. oil futures were under pressure for the fifth session in a row, having shed $9.15, or 8.6%, over the period. On the day, crude was lower by 93 cents, or 0.95%, to $97.01 a barrel.


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DOW down 16.31 | NAS up 9.29 | S&P up 2.54
(Data as of 2014-04-17 8:31 GMT)
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