euro sprint timberland Dow ends turbulent day up 567 points
He did keep an eye on the market’s performance during his congressional testimony Tuesday morning.”I normally wouldn’t be looking at my iPhone, but given the market moves, I am checking it,” he told lawmakers on the House Financial Services Committee. “It is now up 187 points so we are back up today.”Mnuchin said that he was not “overly concerned about the market volatility. I think the fundamentals are quite strong.”Mnuchin said he had checked with market participants earlier Tuesday and had been assured that markets had functioned well with no systemic issues during the big market declines on Monday. stocks went on another bumpy ride on Wall Street, dropping sharply in early trading before recovering their losses by lunch time.The Dow Jones industrial average took an early dive of 567 points shortly after the opening bell Tuesday, then surged as much as 367 points in the next half an hour.By midday it was up 30 points, or 0.2 percent, at 24,395.The broader Standard Poor’s 500 index was down 5 points,
or 0.2 percent, at 2,643. The Nasdaq composite was little changed at 6,968.Sharp drops on Friday and Monday erased the gains the Dow and S 500 made this year.The Dow Jones industrial average jumped as much as 350 points in morning trading, erasing an early plunge of more than 500.The wild swings Tuesday marked the third day of volatility in global markets.The Dow was up 141 points, or 0.6 percent, at 24,483.The Dow Jones industrial average fell as much as 500 points in early trading, bringing the index down 10 percent from the record high it reached on January 26.