Oct 11, 2018 - Economy

Stocks rise slightly after worst day in 8 months

A trader on the floor of the exchange.

Photo by Andrew Savulich via Getty Images

Stocks rose slightly on Thursday morning following the stock market's worst day since February that saw the Dow drop 832 points.

Context: Early pre-market trading pointed to continued steep declines, but the markets recovered significantly after lower-than-expected inflation data.

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