Stocks Tumble On Fed, Iran News

Bernanke's remarks on inflation worried investors already rattled by a rise in crude futures amid threats from Iran

Stocks finished broadly lower Monday, as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke fanned fears of further interest-rate hikes, while a warning from Iran pushed oil prices higher. Concerns of inflation and slowing growth also weighed on the market before the Fed chief's speech, says Standard & Poor's Equity Research.

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