Dow Down 12 on Housing

Tech sector drags on indices after weak earnings
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 18, 2009 3:12 PM CST
Dow Down 12 on Housing
In this Oct. 30, 2009, file photo, Specialist Donald Vaneck works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew, file)

Stocks closed down following disappointing data on home construction and lackluster earnings from tech firms and Autodesk, the Wall Street Journal reports.

  • The Dow lost 11 points to close at 10,426.
  • The Nasdaq fell 11 points, settling at 2,193.
  • The S&P 500 lost 1 point to close at 1,110.
(More Dow Jones stories.)

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