Dow Jones market index fell for the second straight day on Tuesday, falling by 20.5%, according to the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
The index fell 0.7% on Tuesday to 4,068.63, its lowest level in three months.
The S&P 500 index fell 1.3% to 2,895.42, its biggest one-day drop since July of 2016.
The Nasdaq composite index fell 4.1% to 5,845.53.
The Dow Jones declined for the fourth consecutive day on the back of the recent global economic slowdown and a series of stock market losses.
The S &Ps Dow Jones index fell by 6.5% to 23,853.62, its worst one-year decline since January of 2015.
The Nasdaq index declined 6.9% to 4.861, its largest one-month decline since July.
Wednesday’s decline was the largest one since December, according to data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
“The market continues to show signs of slowing momentum in China and emerging markets, with the Fed tightening monetary policy,” said Scott Lively, senior market analyst at S&s brokerage firm.
Investors are now concerned about potential further economic weakness, the rise of China and other global concerns.
“It is a very volatile time, but it is clear that there is some volatility around the world, and we are very much in that bull market phase,” Lively said.
“The Fed’s decision to raise rates and loosen monetary policy could make a big difference in the stock market.
If the Fed raises rates and continues to loosen monetary stimulus, that could help lift stocks,” Lully said.
The market was already on the defensive after the Fed’s first interest rate hike in more than a decade on Wednesday, with analysts predicting that rate hikes would be less likely.
With the Dow and S&P 500 futures futures down more than 10% from Tuesday’s closing price, traders are now focusing on how to buy stocks.
“As the Fed begins to tighten its belt, investors are likely to look for cheaper options for stocks,” said Benjamin Scholten, portfolio manager at RY Global Advisors.
“This means a number of different scenarios, ranging from a weaker China, a weaker U.S. economy, an increased risk appetite, and even more market volatility.
We expect to see more of this next week, but we will be keeping a close eye on the market,” Scholsten said.
A number of companies, including Boeing, Caterpillar, General Electric and Walmart, have been downgraded or downgraded in the past 24 hours due to global economic uncertainty.
The latest cut to Caterpillar came on Tuesday when it announced a $5.6 billion restructuring.
The company said the restructuring was necessary to provide for the company’s future growth and profitability.
Dow futures fell 0 and 1/2 percent, respectively, to 24,876.42.
The S&Ps futures were down 2.2% to 22,871.53 and the Nasdaq futures fell 2.1 percent to 2.934.05.
The Dow closed at its all-time high of 23,862.13.
While the Dow closed down, the S&ips and Nasdaq both finished down, with Nasdaq trading at 5,931.35.
The next chart below shows the Dow/S&P averages.
As a result, investors will likely want to buy in on the higher-risk stocks, such as Apple, Disney, Disney-ABC, and Microsoft, as well as the stocks that are on the downside, such to Coca-Cola and Caterpillar.
This chart shows the S &s Dow Jones averages.
The markets are expected to continue to tighten over the next several days as the Federal Reserve begins to increase interest rates.
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