Aug 25, 2010
Stocks opened lower for a fifth straight day Wednesday as disappointing reports on new home sales and durable-goods orders stoked worries about the economic recovery.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down about 20 points, or 0.2 percent in late-morning trading, reclaming 10,000. Earlier, the blue-chip index had fallen below that level.
This came after a four-day losing streak in which the Dow lost a total of 3.6 percent.
This article was posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at 8:19 am