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Dow plunges 974 points after Trump warns of ‘painful’ times to come and a ‘shocking’ coronavirus death toll
Investors were rattled by Trump telling Americans to brace for a "very, very painful two weeks" during an address on Tuesday.
US stocks extended gains from a rally last week as Johnson & Johnson and Abbott Labs served as bright spots for investors.
Dow gains 200 points after President Trump extends coronavirus social distancing measures through April
The gains came after choppy premarket trading as markets weighed a slew of news on the coronavirus pandemic.
"Bottom line, this market has been utterly dangerous since February. But there are glimmers of hope," Thomas Lee of Fundstrat said Tuesday.
US stocks suffer worst week since 2008 with investors still unsold on efforts to help coronavirus-hit economy
All three major US indexes failed to hold gains from Thursday trading amid turbulent trading in all sorts of global markets.
Dow gains 300 points as investors weigh government plans to shield economies from coronavirus fallout
All three major US indexes extended gains from Thursday trading amid turbulent trading in all sorts of global markets.
The S&P 500's 7% drop around mid-day triggered a so-called circuit breaker, which halted trading for 15 minutes around 1 p.m. ET.
"Investors fear that the current economic trajectory will only point to a dreaded global recession," said Han Tan of FXTM.
Trump says he expects the US economy will ‘pop back like nobody’s ever seen before’ when the coronavirus pandemic is over
"The best thing we can do is get rid of the virus. Once that's gone, it's going pop back like nobody's ever seen before," Trump said.
A volatile stock market has repeatedly triggered so-called circuit breakers. Here’s what they are, and what sets them off.
While seeing trading suspended can be alarming, the pauses also show that market circuit breakers are working as they should be.