The Dow recorded its worst start to a year in history, down 23.2% for the quarter. The S&P 500 saw its worst quarter since the final three months of 2008, down 20%. The Nasdaq Composite had its worst quarter since the final months of 2018, falling 14.2%.
US stocks finished higher, recording their third straight day of gains despite the worst jobless claims data in history. The Dow finished up 6.4%, or 1,352 points. The S&P 500 closed up 6.2%. The Nasdaq Composite rose 5.6%.
US stocks open in the red as worries about the coronavirus outbreak once again take over. The Dow opened 700 points, or 2.9%, lower; The S&P 500 kicked off 2.6% lower; The Nasdaq Composite fell 2.5%.
The Dow dropped 1,191 points, or 4.4%, in its worst one-day point drop in history. The S&P 500 closed down 4.4% and finished the day below the 3,000 point mark. The Nasdaq Composite ended down 4.6%, more than 10% below its latest peak.