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Stocks fall after data show deepening U.S. manufacturing woes

October 1, 2019

U.S. stocks gave up early morning gains to trade lower Tuesday morning after the Institute for Supply Management’s survey of U.S. manufacturers showed the sector falling deeper into contraction, as President Trump’s trade war with China drags on.

What are major indexes doing?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.74% lost 132 points, or 0.5%, to reach 26,788, the S&P 500 index SPX, -0.58% fell 9 points to 2,967, loss of 0.3%. The Nasdaq Composite index COMP, -0.36% retreated 10 points, or 0.1%, to reach 7,990.

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