The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi82° Partly Sunny

Tonight

Lo59° Mostly Clear

Monday

Hi88° Sunny

Monday Night

Lo63° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi86° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo62° Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi79° Chance Showers then Slight Chance T-storms

Wednesday Night

Lo57° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi75° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo57° Slight Chance Showers

Wall Street

Send to Kindle
Print This

For investors, February is starting off even rougher than January. U.S. stocks tumbled on Monday, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average down more than 320 points after reports of sluggish U.S growth added to investor worries about the global economy. It was the biggest one-day decline for the blue-chip index in more than seven months. And the drop followed the Dow’s worst January performance since 2009.

The market stumbled from the get-go and quickly turned into a slide as a spate of discouraging economic data on everything from manufacturing to auto sales to construction spending poured in. By late afternoon, the sell-off accelerated further, bringing the Dow down more than 7 percent for the year.

View my options or Sign in