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Dow closes with modest gains, after whiplash day digesting fiscal stimulus package

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEMarch 25, 2020, 1:31 PM UTC / Updated March 25, 2020, 8:25 PM UTCBy Lucy BaylyWall Street's mini-rally lost steam Wednesday, as negotiations for the $2 trillion stimulus package that seemed a done deal shuddered to a halt.The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which had gained 1,200 points earlier in the day, tumbled in the last few minutes of trading after Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said he would “put a hold on this bill until stronger conditions are imposed on the $500 billion corporate welfare fund.” Sanders was objecting to opposition from four Republican senators to a key measure in the bill.The S&P ...
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