NewsWatch: How bad is the coronavirus-sparked stock-market selloff? — the Dow industrials weekly skid would rank within its top 15 in its 124-year history

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The depth of the slide for stocks this week can perhaps best be illustrated by the severity of the skid for the 124-year-old Dow Jones Industrial Average. See full story.

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