Tensions with Syria sink U.S., European stocks

NEW YORK • Stocks declined broadly in early Tuesday trading as investors feared that the possibility of a U.S. military intervention in Syria could become a reality. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 86 points, or 0.6 percent, to 14,858 as of 10:15 a.m. EDT, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 fell 13 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,644. The Nasdaq composite dropped 31 points, or 0.9 percent, to 3,626. Investors have fretted about the possibility of U.S.-led military action against the regime of Pr...

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