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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.

Dow climbs 691 points as healthcare firms make progress towards coronavirus treatment

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.

Dow surges 1,300 points on hopes the $2 trillion coronavirus aid package will soon be approved

"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.

Dow plummets more than 1,300 points to 3-year low as investors panic over coronavirus

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.

Dow plummets 1,200 points before as investors continue to panic over coronavirus fallout

"Investors fear that the current economic trajectory will only point to a dreaded global recession," said Han Tan of FXTM.
US President Donald Trump gestures during a joint-press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron in Biarritz, south-west France on August 26, 2019, on the third day of the annual G7 Summit attended by the leaders of the world's seven richest democracies, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States.

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.