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Stocks tumbling, trailing global markets down
Stocks tumbling, trailing global markets down

U.S. stocks were opening sharply lower Tuesday following a slump in global markets. European markets were sliding Tuesday after an early presidential vote was called in Greece, which investors feared could jeopardize the country's bailout program. Greece's stock market suffered its biggest one-day loss since 1987. Stocks also fell sharply in China after regulators there tightened rules for lending. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 128 points, or 0.7%, to 17,723 as of 10:03 a.m. Eastern time. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 14 points, or 0.7%, to 2,045. The Nasdaq composite lost 41 points, or 0.9%, to 4,699. EUROPE: France's CAC-40 fell...

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