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  1. 3 Percent yield helps trigger sell-off

    Stocks opened higher on Tuesday but the rally quickly faded and, spurred on by the 10-Year Yield hitting 3% and some comments by Caterpillar's CEO, the indices fell, and fell sharply, for the next several hours. The Dow, down over 600-points by mid-afternoon, rallied a bit into the close and ended with a loss of 425-points.

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