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U.S. | 6 February 2018 Welcome to the Chair, Mr. Powell - How was Your First Day?
The record 1,178-point drop in the Dow will garner all the headlines today, but a sense of perspetive is in order, despite the chaos. The 113-point, or 4.1%, fall in the S&P 500 was very startling, but it merely returned the index to its early December level; it has given up the gains only of the past nine weeks.

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6 February 2018 Welcome to the Chair, Mr. Powell - How was Your First Day?

By Ian Shepherdson

The record 1,178-point drop in the Dow will garner all the headlines today, but a sense of perspetive is in order, despite the chaos. The 113-point, or 4.1%, fall in the S&P 500 was very startling, but it merely returned the index to its early December level; it has given up the gains only of the past nine weeks.

Posted: 5th Feb 2018 in 'U.S.'

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