Dow Jones Goes Red; Stocks Fall As Coronavirus Sends New York Into Lockdown | Investor's Business Daily
The Dow Jones Industrial Average reversed lower at midday, along with the other key market indexes, as coronavirus continued to paralyze major cities.
The Nasdaq fell 0.3%, the Dow Jones industrials shed 1.1% and the S&P 500 tumbled 1.3%. Small caps tracked by the Russell 2000 were down a fraction. Volume was mixed, lower on the NYSE and higher on the Nasdaq, vs. the same time Thursday.
As coronavirus continues to spread outside of China, confirmed cases reached 256,802 worldwide with 10,540 deaths, according to Worldometer data tracker. The U.S., which has 14,549 cases and 218 deaths, raised its travel warning for all international travel.