Markets tumble to lowest levels since '97

New York (AP) _  Waning investor confidence pulled the major stock market indexes to their lowest levels in more than a decade today. Both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index are at their lowest point since 1997 -- with the Dow plunging 251 points and the S & P off 26. The Nasdaq Composite Index lost 53 points.

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