Stocks extended losses on Tuesday after data showed consumer confidence tumbled to its lowest level since March 2009.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was down 122.16 points, or 1.03 percent, at 11,791.46. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> was down 15.45 points, or 1.23 percent, at 1,238.74. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> was down 29.79 points, or 1.10 percent, at 2,669.65.

(Reporting by Angela Moon; Editing by Theodore d'Afflisio)