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Dow falls as market sell-off continues on fears Russia-Ukraine war will slow economy, raise inflation

Posted on AllSides March 7th, 2022
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Stocks fell again on Monday, following four straight weeks of declines, as investors grew increasingly concerned higher energy prices stemming from the Russia-Ukraine conflict would slow the economy while raising inflation.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost about 400 points, or 1.2%. The S&P 500 declined 1.3%, falling deeper into correction territory. The Nasdaq Composite was lost 1.6%, also in a technical correction.

As the Russia- Ukraine war continues, investors are monitoring the potential economic ramifications of disruptions in the global supply of energy.

“Consequently, ‘stagflation’ is rapidly becoming the...

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