U.S. Stocks Fall After Russia Shells Ukrainian Nuclear Plant
U.S. stocks and global equity indexes fell as investor concerns mounted about Russia’s intensifying military campaign in Ukraine.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 521 points, or 1.5%, in morning trading. The S&P 500 fell 1.8% and the Nasdaq Composite declined 2.2%. Nine of the S&P 500’s 11 sectors were in the red, with only energy and utility companies rising.