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Stocks Dive On 1st Day Of New Fed Chair

Yesterday was a rough one on Wall Street as the Dow Jones plunged some 1,175 points, setting a new record for biggest, one-day losses. At one point, the Dow was down almost 1,600 points. However, given the value of the Dow, the loss only amounted to a 4.6% dip, not even making the top 5 in history. All of this comes as Jerome Powell took the oath as the new Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank. Historically, it is normal for the markets to dip when a new Fed Chair takes over. Most analysts are not too concerned about yesterday′s sell off, as the overall economy is in very good shape. Even the manufacturing index hit a new record high at 59, 2 points higher than expected.

 

 

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