IBM, General Electric and Microsoft lead the market lower. Dow falls more than 60 points initially.
Rebels fled from the eastern Libya town of Ajdabiya, seen as key to the success of the uprising against Muammar Qaddafi, as it came under a heavy air assault today.
Last year, 90 million people traded goods on eBay, and 98 percent of the trades got a positive rating.
Stocks fall in US with Dow and S&P 500 dropping about half a percentage point. But drop in stock prices bigger in Europe and much larger in Japan.
Stock market falls with Dow dropping more than 100 points in wake of concerns about Japan earthquake. Stock prices in Japan fall more than 6 percent.
Aftershocks for the economy include lost man-hours and sales. Japan will have to quickly rebuild infrastructure damaged by the quake and its aftershocks if its businesses are to rebound soon.
The Dow average rose 59 points on Friday, but was down 1 percent for the week.
Toyota recall affects 22,000 SUVs with specialty wheels and tires. Tire-pressure monitoring system triggered Toyota recall.
While Americans are paying an average of $3.51 per gallon to fill up their gas tanks, the average is far higher – $3.90 – in California due largely to laws requiring specific blends for emission standards. How do people cope with $4 gas prices? One is buying fewer lattes, another is following dubious web tips and filling up only in the morning. Here are five portraits of taken from two California gas stations where the prices were $4.01 and $4.11 for a gallon of regular Tuesday.
Stock market news is downbeat as traders, investors worldwide worry about rising oil prices, slowing growth.