Deep Dive: The Dow is now down for 2018, but it still has plenty of winners

Monday trading in U.S. stocks was another reminder that investors have short memories.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell about 336 points, or 1.4%, to 24,611 points. The venerable stock index is now down slightly for 2018. But maybe we can still consider the glass to be half full, rather than half empty.

On Monday (March 19), shares of Facebook Inc. FB, -6.77% declined 6.8% as some investors grew despondent over the uproar over the company’s disclosure that a company tied to President Trump’s 2016 election campaign gathered and retained data from millions of Facebook users without their permission.

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