Why American Airlines (AAL) Stock Is Down Today

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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- American Airlines stock is reversing following news that a Malaysian Airlines passenger plane crashed in Ukraine near the Russian border this afternoon.

Shares are down -1.9% to $42.64.

Fellow airlines United Continental -1.76 , Delta -1.72 and Southwest -0.9 are also experiencing declines in the aftermath of the news.

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