The Dow on Friday lost around 400 points, or 2.4% -- off 8.2% in the first 2 weeks of the year. The Dow plunged as much as 536 points in the afternoon, leaving the index on track for its worst day since the late summer market freakout.
The wave of selling dashes hopes that recent signs of stability in the market signified Wall Street's panic attack was over. On Thursday, the Dow jumped 228 points, its best day since early December. Ref. CNN.
Wild day on Street: Dow ends down 249 after diving as much as 566; U.S. Oil under $27
The global stock sell-off resumed Wednesday as oil dropped briefly below $27 a barrel to a fresh 12-year low. But stocks moderated their losses in the afternoon. Ref. USAToday.
Dow soars nearly 400, but ends month down 5.5%, worst January loss since 2009
Stocks rallied on the last day of the month but still posted their worst start to a year since 2009. The upbeat end to the month came after a surprise interest rate cut by the Bank of Japan and despite a report showing weak fourth-quarter U.S. Growth. Ref. USAToday.
Dow ends down almost 300, Nasdaq off 2.2% as U.S. Oil slips 5%, falls back below $30
Stocks traded sharply lower Tuesday, with the Dow losing 1.8% and the Nasdaq 2.2%. Another selloff in the oil patch put energy shares on the defensive and risk-taking on hold in what has been a difficult start to 2016. Ref. USAToday.
Bad day, bad week: Tech stocks get slammed as Nasdaq closes down 3.3% and Dow falls 212
Stocks dragged lower Friday on weak jobs report. Nasdaq tumbles more than 5% for the week and Dow drops 1.6%. Ref. USAToday.
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Stocks soar to 2016 highs as oil surges; Dow ends up nearly 220
Oil prices rose after the IEA said "There are signs that prices might have bottomed out." Ref. USAToday.
Dow jumps 7% in March as stocks soar after worst start of the year ever and posts a 1.5% gain in Q1
Blue-chip index rallies more than 2,000 points from its 2016 low to move into the black for the year in dramatic comeback. Ref. USAToday.