Dow sinks more than 300 points as weak China data rattles U.S. stocks

September 1, 2015 3:01 PM

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Dow sinks more than 300 points as weak China data rattles U.S. stocks

The Dow Jones Industrial Average started off the month with a triple-digit tumble Tuesday as investors fled risky assets such as global equities following another set of weak Chinese economic data.

The S&P 500 SPX, -1.93% slumped 38 points, or 1.9% to 1,933, with all of its 10 main sectors trading in the red. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.97% lost 335 points, or 2%, to 16,191, all of the blue-chip companies trading lower. The Nasdaq Composite COMP, -1.52% began the day down 100 ...

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