Worsening tensions in Ukraine and some weak showings from retailers are sending U.S. stocks lower for the first time this week.<br />
Ukraine's president said Russian forces have entered his country. He called an emergency meeting of his nation's security council.<br />
Several retailers fell after releasing results or outlooks that disappointed investors. Williams-Sonoma plunged 12 percent and Abercrombie & Fitch fell 5 percent.<br />
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 42 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,079 Thursday. The Dow is coming off three days of gains.<br />
The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell three points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,996.<br />
The Nasdaq composite fell 11 points, or 0.3 percent, to 4,557.<br />
Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.34 percent.
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