Mar 22, 2020 - Economy & Business

Stock futures tank at beginning of Trump press conference

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U.S. stock futures fell sharply on Sunday evening, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting its 5% "limit down" just four minutes after opening.

The big picture: It's rarely possible to pinpoint the reason for giant stock swings, but it cannot help that President Trump did not announce any agreement or new information on an economic stimulus plan.

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