Yet while the degree of Wednesday's stock market decline may seem jarring, it should be noted that the Dow surged nearly 500 points over the two days prior, meaning the decline hasn't even erased half of that.
The S&P 500 index rose 40 points, or 1.5 percent, to 2,644.
Stocks are clawing back much of the ground they lost in an early tumble and are trading mixed at midday on Wall Street.
In its Monthly Stock Market Trading Report for the month of March, the SPSE highlighted that during the month of March this year, 50 per cent of the new investors were represented by individuals and the other 50 per cent were represented by joint/family investors.
West Texas Intermediate crude rose 2% to $66.82 a barrel. Japan's Nikkei 225 Index fell by 0.5 percent, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index climbed by 0.6 percent.
Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.81 percent.
The major Wall Street indexes edged even lower after minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee showed concern among a few of its members that rising inflation might require a faster pace of interest rate hikes than anticipated.
The S&P and the tech-heavy Nasdaq were up more than a percent, while the Dow gained 2 percent with 29 of its 30 components in the positive territory.
The technology sector, which would be particularly exposed to a negative impact from tense trade relations with China, provided the biggest boost to the S&P. JPMorgan Chase added 2.4 percent.
Earlier in the day, U.S. President Donald Trump's economic adviser Larry Kudlow told CNBC the president may be open to forming an worldwide coalition to grapple with Chinese trade issues.
LONDON: The latest salvo in a trade row between the USA and China weighed on Britain's FTSE 100 on Friday, though the damage was limited as mining and bank stocks fell while utilities made gains.
The Dow Jones industrial average increased 345 points, or 1.4 percent, to 24,279. The stock was the biggest decliner on the S&P, followed by peer WW Grainger's 4.2 percent drop.
The S&P 500 fell 11 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,644.
He also said that a strike on a Syrian airbase, that Damascus and Moscow have blamed on Israel , was a "very risky development". But it said the suffocations were the result of shelters collapsing on people inside them. "People can no longer handle it".
One of them later succumbed to his injuries. "They have been sent to Srinagar for specialized treatment", the police officer said. The three LeT terrorists, who had escaped, later resurfaced at the encounter site after security forces withdrew the cordon.
The Allahabad High Court has ordered that the deceased's body should not be cremated, if already not done so. Meanwhile, the wife of accused MLA, Sangeeta Sengar, who met Director General of Police, O.P.
Veranda's Willems-Crelan rider Goolaerts was taken to hospital in Lille following a crash during the 257-kilometre race. The AP explains the Paris-Roubaix race's difficulty by noting that almost half the riders didn't even finish in 2017.
So why are they making less? AAUW notes that discrepancies also depend on age, location, education levels and student debt. This is a reminder that "leaning in" and simply "empowering women" will not fix the gender pay gap.
She also criticized the lack of "political courage coming out of Albany" for not having already legalizing marijuana in NY . We have people, particularly African-American men, sitting in jail for something that white people do with impunity".
Two people "directly familiar" with Sony's plans told him that there was no chance of the PS5 releasing in 2018. Another rumour making the rounds is that a large number of dev kits had already been distributed to studios.
Damascus and its allies have denounced the accusations, the government brushing them off as an "unconvincing broken record". Earlier, President Donald Trump had promised a "big price to pay" for the suspected chemical attack .
Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch is in discussions with "certain members" of the firm's supervisory board and management board. The company said in its statement on Tuesday that it was considering changes to its complicated management structure.
State Police still need to confirm the actual route through a forensic analysis of the device and passenger interviews. The crash, which completely sheared off the roof of the vehicle, happened Sunday night in Lakeview .
Andrew Benintendi out of Red Sox' lineup versus Yankees
For Boston on Tuesday, it was all about Chris Sale who dominated the Yankees with eight strikeouts in six innings of one-run ball. Brock Holt walked and Betts cleared the bases with his shot over the Green Monster to put the Red Sox up 14-1.
The Internet Reacts to 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Trailer
We see more of Qi'Ra ( Emilia Clarke ), someone who I'm sure has a huge role in the film and the development of Han's character. While not a huge Star Wars fan, I'll admit that this trailer is a much better look at the film than we've received in the past.
CBO: US deficit set to reach $1 tril. by 2020
No mention of the "voodoo economics" idea of dodgy economists that lower taxes generates higher spending and lower deficits. It warned that it would have "serious negative consequences" for the US.
Paul Ryan will not seek reelection
Two people with knowledge of Ryan's thinking said he has decided against seeking another term, but they did not say why. Brendan Buck, counselor to the speaker , says the "the speaker is proud of all that has been accomplished".
Fresh Russian Sanctions Snare Some Western Firms
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Moscow was looking at how to support the companies and sectors that have been hit. Rusal is the second-largest aluminum maker in the world, while the USA is the largest importer of aluminium.
Roma dreaming of Kiev after comeback against Barcelona
According to Ivan San Antonio of the same outlet, Valverde had a similar message: "We're sorry for them, for the disappointment". They have been eliminated from FA Cup and Champions League this season, after a promising start in both campaigns.