Stocks Tumble Tuesday After Suffering Their Worst Day in Two Years

The benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note fell to its lowest on record

by William Watts and Andrea Riquier
Market Watch

U.S. stocks gave up early gains mid-morning Tuesday as investors attempted to assess growing headwinds like the spread of COVID-19 outside China against the backdrop of positive economic growth.

Global stocks were hammered Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 index charting their biggest one-day percentage losses in more than two years.

What are major indexes doing?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid more than 300 points, 1.1%, to trade near 27,658, while the S&P 500 lost 35 points, 1.1%, and was trading near 3,191. The Nasdaq Composite declined to about 9,118, down 103 points or 1.1%.

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