Stocks slide further amid Ukraine crisis; S&P in correction

  • In this photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange, specialist Stephen Naughton works at his post on the trading floor, Tuesday, Feb 22, 2022. Stocks shifted between small gains and losses in morning trading on Wall Street Tuesday as tensions escalated in Ukraine over Russia's decision to send forces into that nation's eastern regions. (Allie Joseph/New York Stock Exchange via AP)

NEW YORK — Stocks closed broadly lower Tuesday after Russia sent forces into Ukraine’s eastern region and the U.S., European Union and U.K. responded with economic sanctions.