For S&P, It's the 8th Loss in 9 Days

Dow trims early losses, ends up falling 22
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Mar 8, 2019 3:20 PM CST
Specialist Matthew Grenier works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

(Newser) – Another down day on Wall Street left the S&P 500 with its worst weekly showing since January and its eighth loss in the last nine days. The S&P fell 5 points to 2,743; the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 22 points to 25,450, having been down 220 earlier; and the Nasdaq declined 13 points to 7,408, per the AP. A disappointing report on hiring by US employers early Friday got trading off to a bad start and was the latest sign of weakness in the global economy. A day earlier, Europe's central bank said it was doing a policy reversal and restoring measures to shore up that region's economy.

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