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Dow drops nearly 550 points, sending its two-day loss total to nearly 1,400 points

San Francisco Chronicle
Dow drops nearly 550 points, sending its two-day loss total to nearly 1,400 points

BEIJING - U.S. markets suffered deeper losses Thursday, following on a global rout as investors lost their nerve over rising U.S. interest rates and fresh worries about an economic slowdown. Concerns about U.S.-China ties weighed heavily, too. U.S. markets rebounded briefly after it was announced that