Stocks fall; Dow in triple-digit loss


Stocks ended Tuesday with losses as disappointing earnings. Selling intensified in the afternoon after comments from Philadelphia Fed president Charles Plosser, who said that Fed may need to act sooner rather than later should the economy accelerate. The S&P closed 12.24 points, or 0.7%, lower at 1,872.84. The Dow shed 137.55 points, or 0.8%, to 16,374.31. The Nasdaq ended the day down 28.92 points, or 0.7%, at 4,096.89.

The RBR Radio Index was down 6.106, or .7%, to 885.964.

The TVBR Television Index was down 10.739, or 1.3%, to 819.588.

SBS, up 6.0%
Cumulus, up .7%
Sinclair, up .2%

Gray, down 3.1%
Beasley, down 3.0%
Saga, down 3.0%