The loss represented the Dow's worst open since Jan. 2, 2008, when it fell 1.6 percent.
NEW YORK, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Growing concerns over the Chinese economy propelled the Dow Jones Industrial Average to its worst opening day in nearly a decade -- as the index fell more than 275 points by the end of trading Monday.
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