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.