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Dow Closes at Year Low

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Dow Closes at Year Low

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Dow Closes at Year Low

Dow Closes at Year Low

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average threatened to slip below 10,000 Monday before recovering, but it still closed at its lowest point of the year. Analysts say worries about overseas tensions in the Middle East and Taiwan may have spooked investors. NPR's Jim Zarroli reports.