Clinton call for end of private prisons sinks jail stocks

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The Department of Justice said last month that it planned to eventually stop using private prisons. Now, Hillary Clinton wants all states to follow suit.

It caused the stocks of two leading publicly traded jail owners to tank on Tuesday. Corrections Corp. of America (CXW) plunged nearly 8% Tuesday. GEO Group (GEO) fell 4%.

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