Comments for: Debt worries drive U.S. stocks down

Posted July 17, 2011, at 8:29 p.m.

U.S. stocks fell last week, including the biggest one-day drop in a month, amid concern the debt crisis in Europe is spreading and as American lawmakers failed to agree on cutting the deficit. The Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index pared the weekly slump Friday as energy and technology companies rallied. …

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