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Dow on pace to enter bear market as S&P 500 trades just above June low in final hour of trading

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By Vivien Lou Chen

The Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.56% is on track to finish Monday's session in its first bear market in more than two years. Dow industrials were down by more than 200 points, or 0.8%, at 29,342 in the final hour of trading. A close at or below 29,439.72 would mark a pullback of at least 20% from the Dow's Jan. 4 record finish, meeting widely used criteria for entering a bear market. The last time the Dow was in a bear market was between March 11 and March 26 of 2020, at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.09% traded just above its June lows on Monday, off by 0.6%, and the Nasdaq Composite /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP +0.13% was slightly lower.

/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
34,395.01
-194.76 -0.56%
Volume: 0.00
Dec. 1, 2022 5:17p
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
4,076.57
-3.54 -0.09%
Volume: 0.00
Dec. 1, 2022 5:17p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime
US : Nasdaq
11,482.45
+14.45 +0.13%
Volume: 5.27B
Dec. 1, 2022 5:16p
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