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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major Indexes Fared Monday

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By The Washington Post

Washington, Apr.16, hot stock picks .- The stock market had its worst drop this year as prices for oil and other commodities fell sharply on concerns about slowing growth in China.

The S&P 500 index fell 36.49 points, or 2.3 percent, to 1,552.36.
The Nasdaq composite fell 78.46 points, or 2.4 percent, to 3,216.49.
For the year:
The Dow is up 1,495.06 points, or 11.4 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 126.17 points, or 8.9 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 196.98 points, or 6.5 percent.
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