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URGENT US stocks open sharply lower on recession fears, Dow -1.2%
New York, Aug 14, 2019 (AFP) - Wall Street stocks were back in sell-off mode early Wednesday as weak economic data out of Germany and China exacerbated fears of a global slowdown.
Just after the opening bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 1.2 percent at 25,959.53.
The broad-based S&P 500 slid 1.5 percent to 2,883.50, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index dropped 1.8 percent to 7,875.27.
The sell-of ...