- US stocks continued their sharp two-day sell-off on Tuesday as the CDC told Americans to brace for a possible coronavirus outbreak.
- The Dow Jones industrial average has now fallen more than 1,960 points over two days.
- The torrid decline adds to a more than 1,000-point sell-off in the Dow Jones industrial average on Monday, which erased the index’s losses for the year.
- The S&P 500 also entered the session fresh off its worst day since February 2018.
- The biggest declines on Tuesday were absorbed by airlines, air freight and logistics, and consumer finance stocks.
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