Libyan Violence Sends Markets Tumbling

Continuing violence in Libya sent oil prices soaring and markets tumbling to a sharply lower close with the Dow plummeting 178 points to 12,212 over fears of an impending civil war. Nasdaq plunged 77 points to 2756.

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