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Dow Plunges More Than 550 Points as Trade War Fears Rattle Wall Street

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    Dow Plunges More Than 550 Points as Trade War Fears Rattle Wall Street
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    People walk outside of the New York Stock Exchange on April 2, 2018.

    Stocks fell sharply on Friday as worries of a trade war brewing between the U.S. and China grew, CNBC reported. Wall Street also digested disappointing employment data.

    The Dow Jones industrial average fell 572.46 points to 23,932.76, closing back in correction. Boeing and Caterpillar were the biggest decliners in the 30-stock index. The S&P 500 declined 2.2 percent to 2,604.47, with industrials as the worst-performing sector. The Nasdaq composite dropped 2.3 percent to close at 6,915.11.

     

     

    Colorado Man Charged With Five Counts of Murder in Deaths of Wife and Daughters

    [NATL] Colorado Man Charged With Five Counts of Murder in Deaths of Wife and Daughters

    Christopher Lee Watts was charged with five counts of murder Monday for the deaths of his wife Shanann Watts and their two daughters Bella and Celeste. Watts had initially pleaded publicly that his wife and daughters had gone missing. Their bodies were discovered on the property of the oil and natural gas company Watts worked for. The D.A. said that it's "too early" to discuss whether prosecutors would seek the death penalty.

    (Published Monday, Aug. 20, 2018)