Financial Stocks Swept Up In Broader Market Selloff

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Financial stocks fell across the board on Tuesday, caught up the broader market selloff on fresh concern about the economy and low inflation. The Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund , which tracks financial stocks in the S&P 500 , fell 2%. Bank of America Corp. which reported third-quarter earnings that beat expectations, was down nearly 3% in early trading. Citigroup Inc. and Morgan Stanley were down nearly 2.3%. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. fell 2.1% and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. was down 1.4%. Wells Fargo & Co. was down 1%.

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