US stocks end lower on virus fears


NEW YORK Wall Street stocks tumbled again, with petroleum producers and banks falling especially hard, as worries over the coronavirus overshadowed a strong US jobs report. At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stood at 25,868,31, down about 250 points, or 1.0 percent. The broad-based S&P 500 dropped 2.972.49, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index shed 1.9 percent to 8,575.62.—APP

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