U.S. stocks were tumbling to new session lows Friday afternoon after a strong jobs report for September reinforced a view on Wall Street that the Federal Reserve will keep tightening financial conditions to tame high inflation. The Dow Jones
Industrial Average was down about 688 points, or 2.3%, near 29,240, after setting a new session low of 29,239.48. The S&P 500 index was down 2.9% and the Nasdaq
Composite Index was 3.9% lower, but all three equity benchmarks still on pace for weekly gains after a strong two-day surge to kick off the 4th quarter. The stock market will remain open for regular business on Monday, Oct. 10 for the Columbus Day, but the bond market will observe the federal holiday, which is also known as Indigenous Peoples' Day. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.Weiter zum vollständigen Artikel bei "Market Watch"