NEW YORK (
TheStreet) - U.S. stock losses accelerated into Tuesday's closing bell following a jarring and jerky trading session, as investors struggled to get a feel for global growth prospects after
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which traded in both positive and negative territory today, finished 113 points lower, or 1.1%, to 10,024. The S&P 500 lost 19 points, or 1.7%, to 1071 and the Nasdaq tumbled 35 points, or 1.5%, at 2222.
U.S. stocks trailed early in the morning after sluggish economic news from China and Europe, but turned higher after domestic economic data showed better-than-expected results in construction and in the factory realm. But stocks continued trading in a volatile fashion for the entire day, just before a steep sell-off heading into the closing bell."I think there is concern over how Europe and Asia is going to react," said Marc Pado, U.S. market strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald. "If you look at the euro, the market is very concerned about the relationship between the euro and the dollar" "But even when you got these little blips up today, if you look at the groups that led the