Global Markets Overview - 23 February 2013

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Stocks continued to sink midday, after reports of manufacturing pullbacks in the U.S. and Europe piled on top of investor concerns over the possibility of an earlier-than-expected end to the Federal Reserve's stimulus programs.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 81 points, or 0.6%, to 13846, extending Wednesday's declines. The Standard & Poor's 500-stock index gave up 12 points, or 0.8%, to 1499, as eight of 10 sectors traded in the red and growth-sensitive materials, technology and energy shares weighed.

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