U.S. stocks fell sharply Monday, joining a global equity selloff, as concerns grew about the spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, and as tensions ratcheted up between the U.S. and China.
What are major indexes doing?
The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA was down 915 points, or 2.6%, at 33,772.
The S&P 500 SPX dropped 87 points, or 2%, to 4,239.
The Nasdaq Composite COMP gave up 206 points, or 1.4%, at 14,219.
The small-cap Russell 2000 RUT shed 22 points, or 1.1%, to 2,140. A close below 2,124.15 would mark a pullback of 10% from its recent high, meeting the widely used definition of a market correction.
We have entered officially into the 9th of Av approximately 12:30pm, based on the Sunset of Israel.
Brace yourselves for more to occur today and tomorrow..
Please repent,carry your cross daily and accept the free gift of Jesus Christ’s death on the cross for payment for your sins ..