Market Snapshot: Stocks log worst day in over 2 ½ months as bond market flashes recession warning

U.S. stocks fell sharply Friday, with the Dow tumbling triple digits, after a downbeat round of macroeconomic data in Europe and the United States stoked global growth fears while a closely watched measure of the yield curve inverted for the first time since 2007, triggering recession worries.

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What are indexes doing?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.08% came off earlier lows but remained down 274 points, or 1.1%, at 25,688, while the S&P 500 index SPX, -1.26% was off 34 points, or 1.2%, to 2,820.

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