U.S. stocks plunged Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbling more than 300 points, after a mix of weaker-than-expected economic data and disappointing corporate earnings weighed on investor sentiment.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 Index wavered on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve vowed to remain �patient� on hiking interest rates, while oil prices dropped to the lowest level in nearly 6 years.
U.S. stocks wavered Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping as much as 100 points in morning trading, after the Greek election of the anti-austerity party on Sunday ignited concerns over the future of the euro zone.
An unexpected drop in U.S. orders of long-lasting goods also weighed on investors, briefly dragging the Dow Jones industrial average down 390 points early in the day before it pared back some of the losses. It was the biggest one-day decline for the ...