Stocks trim losses, Dow halves 400-point dive

February 8, 2016 8:42 PM

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Wall Street endured another dramatic day as the Dow more than halved a 400-point drop amid a fresh slide in oil prices below the key $30 per barrel mark and continued fears about slowing global growth.

The rocky start to 2016 for stocks is continuing as investors contend with well-known yet persistent headwinds ranging from continued price declines in the oil patch, concerns about the impact of China's slowing growth on the U.S. and other world economies, and questions surrounding the pace -- and ...

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