Bank stocks fell Tuesday as positive vibes from big banks getting out of the Troubled Asset Relief Program gave way to renewed concerns about troubled credit quality among regionals.

The KBW bank index fell 2.9%. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 0.5% and the Standard & Poor's 500 fell 0.6%.

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