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 Dow closes down 173 points, not nearly as bad as the 400 earlier

Dow closes down 173 points, not nearly as bad as the 400 earlier

October 15, 2014

Investors continued to run for safety Wednesday, driving the Dow Jones industrial average down another 173 points, to 16,141. But it could have been worse. In a rush to the exits earlier in the day, the Dow had plunged more than 400 points.