U.S. stocks start with a skid

Markets join the rest of the world in continuing selloff.


NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Wall Street joined the rest of the world in selling stocks at the start of trading Monday, continuing the recent market slump into a fifth trading session.

The Nasdaq composite index lost 0.9 percent. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.3 percent. The Standard & Poor's 500 index was 0.4 percent lower.

Among stocks in the news Monday: Advanced Micro Devices (Charts), Research in Motion (Charts), Pathmark Stores (Charts), New Century Financial (Charts), British Airways (Charts) and DaimlerChrysler (Charts).

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