The Dow Jones Industrial Average has been down over two-thousand points as fears over the coronavirus and oil prices send markets tumbling.
Trading was already put on a brief freeze for 15 minutes this morning after market circuit breakers were triggered following a drop of 7%.
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The two-thousand point drop means the Dow was down nearly 8%. The Nasdaq is down nearly 600 points and the S&P 500 is down more than 200 points.