Bank stocks slid, in line with an overall market pullback
The Dow Jones industrial average closed at 3,685.34, 19.01 points.
Most bank stocks were down fractionally. Among the bigger. losers, First Interstate Bancorp was off by $1.125 a share, at $56.625; MBNA Corp. gave up $1.75, to close at $30.75; and Republic New York Corp. lost $1.125, closing at $46.75.