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JITTERS: Dow Plunges Amid Mounting Worries Over Syria; VIX Spikes 10%

JITTERS: Dow Plunges Amid Mounting Worries Over Syria; VIX Spikes 10%

Published: Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 9:47 AM ET By: JeeYeon Park | CNBC.com Stock Market Writer

Stocks tumbled at the open Tuesday, with all key S&P sectors in the red, amid building worries over potential U.S. military action in Syria.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told the BBC the U.S. military is "ready to go" if President Barack Obama orders action over a chemical weapons attack in Syria.

Read more: http://www.cnbc.com/id/100990701




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Dow is in a bubble, it's going to pop. War is a distraction.

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Wasn't Hagel the former soldier who was anti war?

Didn't take him long to be all ready to go to war if Obama wants to move ahead without Congress debating it.

He was anti-war...Remember? Even Dr. Paul Spoke Well of Him

I wondered why Hagel took the job? I personally believe he wanted to do a good job, but was told hey, do it our way or else. I believe he was blackmailed. They probably have something on him like the stinking congressmen like McCain and Graham.