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Dow Slides More Than 1,100 Points in Worst Day Since 2020

Posted on AllSides May 18th, 2022
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U.S. stocks fell sharply, with the Dow industrials suffering their worst day since 2020, as the latest set of disappointing earnings from large retailers raised investors’ fears of a recession.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average as of 4 p.m. ET was down about 1,164 points, or 3.6%, to 31490, its worst percentage decline since June 11, 2020 and its lowest closing level since March 2021.

The S&P 500 dropped 4%, and the tech-focused Nasdaq Composite slid 4.7%. The moves mark a U-turn from Tuesday, when technology shares led a rebound in...

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