Why the Dow Is Down for the Sixth Straight Day

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It's been yet another rough day for the Dow. European worries are once again dragging down markets, as Spain's credit risk hit a record and concerns that Greece might have to leave the eurozone spooked investors. Following the Dow down on the day were General Electric and McDonalds. Disney bucked the downward trend and was solidly up after posting earnings that beat expectations. Check out the video below for more insight on what's driving the Dow's decline and see how individual Dow components are faring.

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