The SkyNet SellBots ruled the day again, as some solid signs of a slowing economy surfaced in the manufacturing sector:

ISM Manufacturing fell to 47.8 in September,

The DJIA tumbled down 344 points (1.3%) and for the second day in a row the NASDAQ surrendered 91 points (1.1%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.