Stocks drop; Dow off 153 points


Stocks closed with sizable losses on Thursday, with strategists pinning the slide on investors taking profits after a strong run that’s left key benchmarks just below record highs. The Dow fell 152.90 points, or 1%, to finish at 15,593.98, in its biggest point drop since 10/8.

The RBR Radio Index was down 7.999, or 1.0%, to 775.854.

The TVBR Television Index was down 13.482, or 1.7%, to 801.006.

Radio One, up 2.9%
Salem, up 2.1%
Beasley, up 1.4%

Sinclair, down 6.8%
CBS, down 4.6%
Cumulus, down 3.9%