The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 629 points, or 2.5%, at 24,975, as of 9:48 a.m. Eastern time, and the Nasdaq composite was down 1.5%. The losses were widespread, with 98% of the stocks in the S&P 500 lower
The report gives credence to the building optimism among stock investors that the economy can recover relatively quickly from its current hole.
U.S. equity markets fought for gains Tuesday after President Trump threatened to deploy the military to quell violence and looting in cities across America after the death of a black man in police custody in Minneapolis.
U.S. equity markets curbed the bulk of their losses Friday after President Trump announced a new wave of crackdown efforts on China, but stopped short of instituting new sanctions or upending the trade deal between the two countries.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 148 points, or 0.58 percent, while the S&P 500 slipped 0.21 percent.
U.S. equity markets slipped Friday but registered solid weekly gains as investors focused on the reopening of the American economy while also keeping tabs on Chinese President Xi JInping's efforts to tighten his grip over Hong Kong ahead of the Memorial Day weekend.
U.S. equity markets slipped Thursday as investors weighed the pace of the economic recovery after job losses tied to COVID-19 remain elevated.
U.S. equity markets maintained gains Wednesday even though the Federal Reserve, in the April minutes, warned the coronavirus may carry 'considerable risk' for the U.S. economy.
U.S. equity markets closed lower across the board giving up earlier gains as investors took profits and reassessed the progress of a potential coronavirus treatment.
The rapid and uncontrolled spread of coronavirus has generated levels of fear, uncertainty and volatility that can make sound investing decisions difficult.
U.S. equity markets soared Monday after drugmaker Moderna announced progress toward a COVID-19 vaccine and as lockdowns continued to ease nationwide.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 60 points, or 0.25 percent, while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite rose 0.39 percent 0.79 percent, respectively.
U.S. equity markets curbed losses and finished at session highs as financials led on renewed M&A speculation and comments from President Trump signaled the U.S. could have a coronavirus vaccine by year-end.
U.S. equity markets slid Tuesday as members of President Trump's task force on the coronavirus testified before Congress signaling that virus risks remain as states reopen for business. Additionally, the CDC disclosed fresh data that showed an uptick in U.S. cases of the virus.
U.S. stock markets tumbled Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank will take further steps to combat the worst downturn since World War II.
U.S. equity markets gained Monday despite concerns U.S. states are reopening too quickly after an uptick in COVID-19 cases in Asia.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained over 455 points, or 1.91 percent, while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite rose 1.69 percent and 1.58 percent, respectively.
U.S. equity futures are pointing to a higher open, the day after the Dow Industrials snapped a two-session winning streak.
U.S. equity markets ended the session mixed as investors took in record job losses amid speculation tensions are rising between the U.S. and China over Beijing's handling of the coronavirus crisis.
U.S. equity markets surged Tuesday as plans to reopen parts of the country gained momentum.