Wall Street falls as U.S. data stokes economic worries

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(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes suffered their sharpest one-day declines in nearly six weeks on Wednesday after employment and manufacturing data suggested that fallout from the U.S.-China trade war is further hurting the U.S. economy.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average () fell 494.22 points, or 1.86%, to 26,078.82, the S&P 500 () lost 52.59 points, or 1.79%, to 2,887.66 and the Nasdaq Composite () dropped 123.44 points, or 1.56%, to 7,785.25.

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