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Dow Slammed on Weak Global Manufacturing Data; Inverted Yield Curve Hits Banks

Rob Lenihan

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down sharply Friday as weaker-than-expected manufacturing data in the U.S. and Europe renewed fears of slowing global growth. tumbled 6.6% after the sports apparel company posted weaker-than-expected third quarter sales in its key North American market. shares rose 3.2% despite the luxury jewelry retailer missing Wall Street's fourth-quarter sales expectations.