Stocks bounced Tuesday, reclaiming a chunk of the ground lost the previous session in the market's biggest one-day percentage drop since 2008. The Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -2.25% jumped around 1,163 points, or 4.9%, to end near 25,014, according to preliminary figures. The S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.62% ended around 135 points higher, up 4.9%, near 2,882, while the Nasdaq Composite /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP -0.69% closed around 8,344, up 394 points, or 5%. Major indexes plunged more than 7% on Monday. Hopes for fiscal stimulus to counter the potential economic impact of the spread of COVID-19 were credited with helping to underpin markets on Tuesday. President Donald Trump said he would seek payroll tax relief and other measures.
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