US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Indexes fall more than 1 percent

NEW YORK, May 19 (BestGrowthStock) – U.S. stocks (Read more about the stock market today. ) turned sharply
lower and major indexes fell more than 1 percent in
late-morning trade on Wednesday on investor concerns about
Germany’s decision to ban certain types of short selling.

The Dow Jones industrial average (.DJI: ) was down 149.18
points, or 1.42 percent, at 10,361.77. The Standard & Poor’s
500 Index (.SPX: ) was down 15.14 points, or 1.35 percent, at
1,105.66. The Nasdaq Composite Index (.IXIC: ) was down 39.49
points, or 1.70 percent, at 2,277.77.

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(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch)

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Indexes fall more than 1 percent