Major US stock indices opened sharply lower with the NASDAQ index leading the declines with a drop of more than 200 points in early trading. A snapshot of the market currently shows:
- Dow Industrial Average -252.41 points or -0.75% to 33481.56
- S&P index -48.61 points or -1.21% to 3968.33 li>
- NASDAQ index -200.97 points or -1.77% to 11133.30
- Russell 2000-20.82 points or -1.10% to 1864.79
This article was written by Greg Michalowski at www.forexlive.com.