Analysts say the fall actually stems from signs of improvement in the US economy.
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- USA Today
- Stock markets around the world fall as a result of fears about China's economy with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling by 1000 points at the opening of trading on Wall Street. The Dow Jones Index closes down 588.40 points, or 3.6 percent.
- Wall Street ends the week with the strongest gains in a year, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 5.3%, and NASDAQ rising 5%.
- The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunges nearly 1,000 points for a record intraday loss before recovering about 70% of its losses.
- The Dow Jones Industrial Average increases by 935 points or 11.1 percent as stock markets around the world respond positively to steps to relieve the economic crisis of 2008.
- The Dow Jones Industrial Average reaches 26,000 points for the first time, after surpassing the 25,000-mark on January 4.