Dow Opens Down 521 Points, but Drop Quickly Eases

As of this writing, the Dow is actually up
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 6, 2018 8:45 AM CST

(Newser) – Asian markets plunged Tuesday, raising fears of a global sell-off that appeared not entirely unfounded as the markets opened stateside. The Dow opened down 521 points, which the AP reports temporarily put it down 10% from its Jan. 26 high. Stocks quickly began climbing, and were actually positive roughly 15 minutes later. (Read more Dow Jones stories.)

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