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Dow Tumbles 546 Points and Investors Are Starting to Get ‘Spooked’

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Dow Tumbles 546 Points and Investors Are Starting to Get ‘Spooked’

Pain Trade. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is off to its worst start of any quarter since the last three months of 2008 after dropping 546 points on Thursday. The S&P 500 dropped and Nasdaq Composite also got pounded as markets started to panic. In today’s After the Bell, we… …examine the S&P 500’s performance after consecutive 2% declines…; …look at why the market might benefit from running in place; …and worry. Is This It? Do you know what’s not good? Watching bulls buy the dips, only to get slaughtered. But that happened twice in the Dow on Thursday. The end result was painful. Really painful. The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled 545.91 points, or 2.1%, to 25,052.83, while the S&P 500