5 things for February 6: Stock market, Dem memo, Syria, Jacob Zuma, Olympics
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Global marketplaces tumbled this morning
, following the stunning 1,175 -point drop of the Dow. That was its worst point drop on record
for one day. The 4.6% decline was the stock market’s worst day since August 2011 and wiped out all this year’s gains. It also erased a one-quarter of the “Trump rally.”
It’s unclear what will happen today: US futures went down overnight, then started to recover.