Stocks hammered for 2nd day in row; Dow loses more than 1,800 points in 2 days

by Adam Ford · Feb 25th, 2020 4:56 pm

The stock market plunged on Tuesday for the second day in a row, bringing the two-day decline in the Dow to more than 1,800 points with a 6.3% hit for the S&P 500 this week.

Tuesday closing marks:

  • S&P 500: -3.03% or -97.59 points to 3,128.30
  • Dow: -3.15% or -879.64 points to 27,081.16
  • Nasdaq: -2.77% or -255.67 points to 8,965.6

🔦 Among the factors being blamed for the two-day nosedive in equities are fears of a coronavirus pandemic and socialist Bernie Sanders' decisive Nevada caucus win over the weekend.


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