Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase were the greatest decliners in the Dow Jones industrial average. The major averages were off by about 1 percent, on track for a weekly decline of nearly 3 percent or more.
dow jones Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average today (Tuesday, Sept. 1) forecast a 253-point decline after two reports in China indicated the nation's manufacturing sector is ensnared in its worst downturn in several years.
Stocks fell moderately on Monday, as a spike in crude oil prices helped offset steeper declines. The Standard & Poor's 500 index ended August down 6.3 percent, its worst showing since May 2012. For the day: The Dow fell 114.98 points, or 0.7 percent, ...
Stocks plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after an economic report out of China rekindled fears that the world's second-largest economy is slowing more than previously anticipated.