NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Stocks again finished in negative territory Tuesday as the failure of Greek political leaders to form a new government continued to damage sentiment.
There were reports late in the volatile session that Greek banks were seeing heavier than normal outflows.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 63 points, or 0.5%, to finish at 12,632, its worst close since Jan. 31. The blue-chip index is now down in nine of the past 10 sessions and has lost more than 223 points, or 1.7%, in the past three days.
The S&P 500 shed nearly 8 points, or 0.57%, to settle at 1330, its weakest close since Feb. 2.The Nasdaq reversed earlier gains to finish in the red as well, dropping 9 points, or 0.30%, to close at 2894, also its lowest level in more than three months.
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