The Dow dropped 190.57 points to close at 11905 after Fitch ratings released a report saying that US banks could be "greatly affected" if Europe's debt crisis continues to spread
U.S. stocks face another day of steep losses. The Dow is down 235 points to 11724 in early afternoon trading as Greece takes a vote on unpopular European austerity measures meant to rescue the Greek economy. U.S. stocks on the Nasdaq and S&P indexes are also being hit hard.
The Dow lost 276 points to close at 11955, but it still had its best month in nine years.
Stocks drop 1 percent or more on major European indexes because of concerns about Italian debt. Japan limits losses with yen intervention. US stocks expected to open lower.
U.S. stocks closed with steep losses amid reports that a key meeting of Europe's finance ministers was canceled. The Dow fell 207 points to 11706 as poor corporate earnings felled U.S. stocks.
The Dow gained 104 points to close at 11913. The Nasdaq turned positive for the year, gaining 61 points to end at 2699.
Stock futures down slightly for the Dow, S&P. But NASDAQ stock futures rise as Asia and Europe post gains.
The Dow jumped 267 points to 11808 as McDonald's and several other large companies reported impressive quarterly earnings
The Dow gained 37 points to end at 11541 after moving between gains and losses for most of the day. The S&P rose 5 points to 1215, but the Nasdaq dropped 5 points to end at 2598.
Tech stocks were felled by a rare earnings miss at Apple, Inc. The Dow fell 72 points to 11504 after trading high for most of the day, as Apple's poor earnings results helped drag down tech stocks.