Stocks Fall to New Year Lows

Late-session selling dragged the major indexes into the red as positive earnings news was overshadowed by geopolitical concerns

Stocks posted minor losses Tuesday to close at their lowest levels of 2004, extending their losing streak to a fourth straight session. Ongoing worries about the economy and the geopolitical situation overshadowed upbeat corporate news. Tuesday's declines, however, were smaller than in previous sessions.

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