COMMENTARY 
      Stocks took a pasting this week, as concerns over the slow pace of recovery 
      and poor corporate earnings continued to mount. The Dow industrials tumbled 41 
      points on June 17 to the lowest level in more than two months, and the decline 
      in small-company stocks was even sharper. Foreign markets were also hit. Tokyo 
      declined 7.3% for the week to a 68-month low. Mexican stocks were savaged, 
      with traders attributing the decline to worries over the improving election 
      chances of Ross Perot, who opposes free trade with Mexico.
      
      
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