Postelection, Dow falls 486 points

NEW YORK - A case of postelection nerves sent stocks plunging yesterday as investors absorbed a stream of bad economic news and wondered how a Barack Obama presidency would help the country weather a possibly severe recession. Volatility returned to the market, with the Dow Jones industrials falling nearly 500 points and all the major indexes tumbling more than 5 percent.

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