Feb 6, 2018 - Economy

Dow closes 567 points higher after volatile trading day

Data: Money.net; Chart: Axios Visuals
Data: Money.net; Chart: Axios Visuals

The Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500 all posted gains Tuesday after two straight days of dramatic market sell-offs.

Here's where they closed:

  • Dow Jones: 24,912.77 (+2.33%)
  • Nasdaq: 7,115.88 (+2.13%)
  • S&P: 2,695.14 (+1.74%)

Why it matters: The Dow was at one point down by 567.01 points, before rallying back to a session high of 600.48 and a close of 567.02. The CBOE Volatility Index closed at 37.32, after reaching a 52-week high of above 50 following the Dow's worst single-day point drop in U.S. history.

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