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Stocks sink as protests escalate in Egpyt

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks fell broadly today as the unrest in Egypt worsened. The dollar, Treasurys, gold and other assets seen as safe rose.

The Egyptian government's response to escalating street protests unnerved investors. Riot police fired tear gas, rubber bullets and used water cannons to disperse a crowd that had gathered in the largest challenge to Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak's thirty-year rule.

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