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A trader at the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The Dow Jones Industrial average ended up closing down approximately 420 points. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 419.63 points (3.68 percent) to 10,990.58, following an earlier rout on Europe's bourses. The broader S&P 500 sank... Getty Images