Stocks sink as trade tensions keep worrying investors – Los Angeles Times

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The S&P 500 index fell 15.83 points, or 0.6%, to 2,749.48. The Dow Jones industrial average sank 248.91 points, or 1%, to 24,758.12. The Dow is composed of 30 large multinational companies, some of which will feel a pinch from higher metals costs or from tariffs that may be placed on U.S.-made goods.