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Wall Street

The Wall Street stock market sheds 4.6% of its value, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping a record 1,175 points at close. At one point during the day, the benchmark index loses a record 1,579 points.

Analysts say the fall actually stems from signs of improvement in the US economy.

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