Dow ends week with 34.5-point drop

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After a 200-point drop early in the week of the 10th, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 34.5 points Aug. 14 at 8,425, below the 8,598 close on Aug. 7. Ad agency stocks closed generally lower; CKS Group had the largest drop, closing at $15, down $2.13, followed by Leap Group, down 32 cents to $3.875. Snyder Communications rose $1.50 to close at $43.625, True North Communications closed up 93¢ at $28.187, Interpublic Group of Cos. was up 37 cents to $59 and WPP Group was up 50 cents to $65.25.

Copyright August 1998, Crain Communications Inc.

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