Investors were afraid from the fiscal cliff but also concerned from Wall Mart forecast and the almost epic Apple collapse. Since September 25th, the APPL share has dropped 25.1% from its all time high at 702.10 to the current 525.62.
The Dow Jones has lost 0.23% or 28.57 pts to close at 12,542.38, lowest level since June 26. The S&P 500 eased 2.17 pts or 0.16% to finish the day at 1,353.32, lowest since July 25. And the Nasdaq declined 0.35% or 9.87 pts to end the session at 2,836.94, minimum since June 25.