Dow falls for 4th straight day; Asian markets follow

Rappler.com

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has fallen for 4 straight days erasing gains from the past month.  It’s the deepest pullback in 2012.  In 2 days, the Dow fell by triple digits, a rare event.  Although the Philippine market was closed Monday, Asian stocks followed and are again expected to follow Monday’s Dow decline of 130. 55 points or 1%.  The trigger was a disappointing jobs report released Friday when the markets were closed so some say this is nothing more than a needed correction.

 

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