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Stock-market carnage has slashed about 1,400 points from the Dow in 2 brutal days

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Stock-market carnage has slashed about 1,400 points from the Dow in 2 brutal days

The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Thursday extended the previous session's gut-wrenching downturn, with the blue-chip index off by more than 540 points and all three major equity benchmarks ending at fresh technical lows. The Dow DJIA, -2.13% closed down 545 points, or 2.1%, at 25,052, while the