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Aug. 20, 2019, 3:55 p.m. EDT

Dow's 150-point drop led by losses for Dow Inc., American Express stocks

By MarketWatch

Behind declines for shares of Dow Inc. and American Express, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is falling Tuesday afternoon. The Dow (DOW:DJIA) was most recently trading 152 points (0.6%) lower, as shares of Dow Inc. (NYS:DOW) and American Express (NYS:AXP) are contributing to the index's intraday decline. Dow Inc.'s shares have fallen $2.45, or 5.4%, while those of American Express have declined $2.83 (2.3%), combining for an approximately 36-point drag on the Dow. UnitedHealth (NYS:UNH) , IBM (NYS:IBM) , and Pfizer (NYS:PFE) are also contributing significantly to the decline. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index equates to a 6.78-point swing.

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