Dow slides for third straight day as investors digest mixed signals on economy

Dow slides for third straight day as investors digest mixed signals on economy

U.S. stocks slumped for a third straight session Thursday as investors weighed mixed signals on the strength of the economy, digested another round of corporate earnings reports and remained focused on the outlook for the pace and scope of future Federal Reserve interest rate increases. How stocks are trading The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA,…