Stocks Slide amid Greece Worries

U.S. stocks ended sharply lower on Wednesday as a deal between Greece and its international creditors remained elusive. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 178.00 points, or 0.98 %, to 17,966.07. The S&P 500 fell 15.62 points, or 0.74%, to 2,108.58. The Nasdaq Composite fell 37.68 points, or 0.73%, to 5,122.41.

With major differences remaining between Greece and its creditors, eurozone finance ministers cut short a meeting on Greece’s proposals to avoid a default and planned to meet again Thursday.

Carl Icahn disclosed Wednesday he sold his remaining stake in video streamer Netflix (NFLX) – locking in an enormous profit and closing one of his most famous recent trades.

Ford Motor Co. is testing a car-sharing program that helps people rent out autos they purchased from the automaker to prescreened customers as a way to defray the cost of maintaining a vehicle.






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