Stocks fell 1 percent at the open on Tuesday as a report that Bank of America Corp
New Zealand, Israel confirm cases of swine flu.
The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> dropped 71.93 points, or 0.90 percent, to 7,953.07. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> fell 8.90 points, or 1.04 percent, to 848.61. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> lost 14.52 points, or 0.86 percent, to 1,664.89.
(Reporting by Rodrigo Campos; editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)