Bank stocks fell along with other corporate issues Thursday after a series of economic reports rekindled fears of inflation and higher interest rates.

The Standard & Poor's bank stock index fell 1.7%, to 669.57, and the Dow Jones industrial average dropped 1.7%, to 10,791.29.

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