Updated from 3:12 p.m. ET with market close information.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Large banks saw their stocks hammered Tuesday as investors grew jittery over the possible use of force by the U.S. and European allies against the government of Syria.
Dow Jones Industrial Average
The KBW Bank Index (I:BKX) saw its worst performance in over two years, down 3%to close at 63.27, with all 24 index components showing declines.
Check Out Our Best Services for Investors
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Model portfolio
- Stocks trading below $10
- Intraday trade alerts