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Dow opens about 155 points higher Tuesday as index attempts to claw back from 1,000-point tumble

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By Mark DeCambre

U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday as the Dow and the S&P 500 tried to recover from their worst day in about two years, fueled by worries about the spread of the COVID-19, the deadly infectious disease derived from the novel strain of coronavirus that reportedly originated in Wuhan, China last year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.35% rose 155 points, or 0.6%, at 28,121, the S&P 500 index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.15% climbed 17 points, or 0.5%, at 3,243 and the Nasdaq Composite Index /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP +1.18% advanced 92 points, or 1%, at 9,313. A number of companies continue to indicate that they will be impacted by the virus, including Mastercard Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207581792/composite MA +1.44% and United Airlines Holdings Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205037281/composite UAL +4.08% , which both said that they the epidemic could affect their coming quarterly results. Tuesday's trade for the market comes after On Monday, the Dow shed 1,031.60 points, or 3.6%, to settle at 27,960.80, while the S&P 500 slumped 111.86 points, or 3.4%, to close at 3,225.89 - the biggest one-day percentage falls for both indexes since Feb. 8, 2018.

/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
22,960.18
+306.32 +1.35%
Volume: 31.90M
April 8, 2020 9:43a
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
2,690.08
+30.67 +1.15%
Volume: 195.58M
April 8, 2020 9:43a
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/zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
7,980.56
+93.30 +1.18%
Volume: 242,494
April 8, 2020 9:43a
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/zigman2/quotes/207581792/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 262.41
+3.73 +1.44%
Volume: 86,294
April 8, 2020 9:43a
P/E Ratio
32.56
Dividend Yield
0.62%
Market Cap
$260.40 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.01M
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/zigman2/quotes/205037281/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 25.48
+1.00 +4.08%
Volume: 1.57M
April 8, 2020 9:43a
P/E Ratio
2.10
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$6.07 billion
Rev. per Employee
$448,946
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