U.S. stocks take a dive as coronavirus cases spread across the globe
A camera man films a statue of Fearless girl facing the Wall St. Bull, as part of a campaign by U.S. fund manager State Street to push companies to put women on their boards, in the financial district in New York, U.S., March 7, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

U.S. stocks dropped sharply as investors worried about new reports of Coronavirus cases outside of China.The Dow Jones Industrial Averagefell 979 points, or 3.4%, when the markets opened. The S&P 500 fell 3.2%, while the NASDAQ dropped 4%.If the losses stay, it could be the Dow’s third largest point dropin the past three years.The significant downward turn for U.S. stocks followed a drop in overseas markets overnight, with most Asian and European indices losing more than three percent.Financial markets don’t like uncertainty, said Diahann Lassus, a certified financial planner and certified pub...

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