US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St extends losses after consumer data

NEW YORK, July 16 (BestGrowthStock) – U.S. stocks (Read more about the stock market today. ) extended declines
on Friday after data showed consumer sentiment weakened in
early July to its lowest point in 11 months on revived fears
about the economy.

* Indexes were already trading down more than 1 percent
after Citigroup (C.N: ), Bank of America (BAC.N: ) and General
Electric (GE.N: ) posted disappointing revenues, and consumer
price data suggested sluggish domestic demand.

* The Dow Jones industrial average (.DJI: ) fell 149.10
points, or 1.44 percent, to 10,210.21. The Standard & Poor’s
500 Index (.SPX: ) tumbled 17.39 points, or 1.59 percent, to
1,079.09. The Nasdaq Composite Index (.IXIC: ) dropped 33.71
points, or 1.50 percent, to 2,215.37.
(Reporting by Leah Schnurr; editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St extends losses after consumer data