Tuesday, February 27, 2007

-415 Points

Brutal day on Wall Street

Dow tumbles 415 points, biggest one-day point loss since 2001, as investors eye China, thwarted attack on Cheney, drop in durable orders.

Dow industrials plunge more than 500

The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 500 points today before gaining some of it back. The Dow dropped 546.02, or 4.3 percent, to 12,086.06 before recovering some ground. It was down 360.42, or 2.85 percent, at 12,271.84 with about a half hour of trading left.