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Stocks down, and Dow drops 600 points, reversing gains from U.S.-China trade truce - Dotemirates
04/12/2018

Stocks down, and Dow drops 600 points, reversing gains from U.S.-China trade truce

U.S. stocks tumbled in Tuesday trading, marching back much of the market's gain from the day before when Wall Street celebrated news of a truce in the U.S.-China trade fight.The celebration may have been premature, as experts warned that the two countries remain far apart in ironing out key disputes over tariffs as well as protection of technology secrets and intellectual property. The Dow Jones industrial average sank nearly 600 points, or 2 percent, to 25,245. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite indexes also both fell more than 2 percent Losses in banks, technology and industrial stocks outweighed gains elsewhere...


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