On Wednesday the Dow Jones Industrial Average shed nearly 300 points just after US markets opened. All three major US market indices were down at least 1.5%, as oil prices fell to below $28 a barrel, the lowest level in 12 years. IBM dropped more than 6% after a disappointing earnings report, contributing to the Dow’s early morning woes.
See the following visualizations to highlight the YTD performance of the Dow, the 1-year returns of the US market indices, NYMEX WTI crude oil futures, and the current day performance of IBM.
Dow Jones Industrial Average Value Over Time – YTD
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Major U.S. Market Indices 1 Year Returns
NYMEX WTI Crude Oil Futures #1 (Settle)
IBM Corporation (IBM) Stock Price – Current Day