Stocks Skid

WorldCom's bankruptcy and other negative corporate news sparked more selling, pushing the Dow below 8,000

Stocks swooned again on Monday as investors remained jittery about earnings and corporate scandals after embattled telecom WorldCom (WCOM ) filed for the biggest bankruptcy in U.S. history. After a midday recovery failed to generate lasting interest, the Dow Jones industrial average ended below 8,000 to its lowest level in nearly four years.

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