Stocks Slump on Energy Weakness, GE News

Oil stocks fell as crude futures slid below $37 a barrel Thursday. Traders also weighed news that S&P Ratings revised GE's outlook to negative

U.S. stocks closed sharply lower Thursday as energy issues sank along with oil futures and Dow industrials component General Electric's (GE) outlook was revised to negative from stable by S&P Ratings Services.

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