hit $26.31, another new low, and was off 2.8% this afternoon as telecommunications stocks continued to slump.
also set a new low at $24.75 and was down 7.5%.
, one of the day's most heavily traded
stocks, was down 9%.
, down just 0.3% after rising this morning, managed to escape the malaise as investors looked hopefully to the company's board retreat, which began today. Equipment makers also sank, with
hitting a new low at $33.31 and
down 3.4% despite a spate of upgrades for optical stocks.