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Markets Now: Dow Drops 200 Points as Turkey Gobbles Global Markets

Want to know why the Dow Jones Industrial Average is doing what it's doing? 10:20 a.m. The Dow is skidding, falling more than 200 points, or 0.8%, to about 25,300 as European financial institutions react to Turkey's crisis. "Turkey was the spark—it is a substantial economy after all," Jeremy Klein, chief market strategist at FBN Securities, told Barron's. The good news is the crisis has been fairly well-contained.