Dow Jones drops nearly 300 points as market opens, oil hits 12-year low [CHARTS]

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

Warren Buffett: If You Own A Good Business, Keep It

Berkshire Hathaway Warren BuffettBuying private businesses is easier than acquiring public firms, and investors should avoid selling good investments at all costs, according to the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett. Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more In an interview with CNBC in March 2013, Buffett was asked if he was looking at any businesses, in particular, Read More


 

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Major U.S. Market Indices 1 Year Returns

 

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NYMEX WTI Crude Oil Futures #1 (Settle)

 

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IBM Corporation (IBM) Stock Price – Current Day

 

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