Dow Knocked Lower by Merck's Drug Recall




 
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September 30th, 2004  
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Topic: Dow Knocked Lower by Merck's Drug Recall


NEW YORK (Reuters) - Drug maker Merck & Co. Inc. MRK.N dominated trading in U.S. stocks on Thursday, single-handedly driving the 30-stock Dow Jones average lower after it withdrew its arthritis drug Vioxx because a study showed it doubled the risk of heart attack and stroke.

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