The Dow DJIA, -5.85% tumbled 1,464.94 points, or 5.9%, to close at 23,553.22, leaving it 20.3% below its record close of 29,551.42 set on Feb. 12. All 30 Dow components fell, with Boeing Co. BA, -18.15
S&P 500 SPX, -4.88% — 2,708.92
Nasdaq Composite COMP, -4.70% — 7,853.74
The S&P 500 fell 140.85 points, or 4.9%, to end at 2,741.38 — off 19.04% from its Feb. 19 record close. The Nasdaq dropped 392.20 points, or 4.7%, ending at 7,952.05 — down 19% from its all-time closing high, which was also set on Feb. 19.
Stocks saw another day of heavy selling Wednesday, on worries about the economic impact of the COVID-19 epidemic with its disruptions to travel and trade, along with the lack of action on fiscal stimulus by the Trump administration, and a renewed slump in oil prices amid a global price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia that has hit
Stocks suffered their largest one-day plunge since 2008 on Monday, coinciding with the 11th anniversary of the start of the S&P 500’s longest bull market in history. Stocks dropped into correction mode — defined as a pullback of 10% — late last month as fears over the economic impact of the