S&P 500 tumbles 7%, triggers 15-minute trading halt

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U. S. stocks have dropped fast enough today to halt trading for the second time in a week the S. and P. five hundred plunged seven percent within minutes of the opening bell today triggering another New York Stock Exchange circuit breaker that was last trip on Monday the drop has put the index in a bear market it stopped trading down twenty four point eight percent from the fifty two week high that was reached last month the Dow Jones industrial average plunged as much as seven point two percent in early trading so again once more stock trading has been halted as markets plunge all of the following president trump's coronavirus travel ban there again real world stuff

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