STOCKS TUMBLE: Here's What You Need To Know

Frozen cold plungeREUTERS/Chris WattieThe markets have our attention.

U.S. markets ended 2013 at a record high. And today, they started 2014 in the red.

First, the scoreboard:

  • Dow: 16,441.3 (-135.3, -0.8%)

  • S&P 500: 1,831.9 (-16.3, -0.8%)
  • Nasdaq: 4,143.0 (-33.5, -0.8%)

And now the top stories:

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