Dow Jones Today Struggles to Recover 193-Point Loss as North Korea Shakes Market Confidence

Following Tuesday’s sell off, the Dow Jones today continued to trade lower in premarket hours as fresh North Korean fears weighed on market optimism. Overnight, North Korea suggested that it may pull out of next month’s talks if the United States insists upon full nuclear disarmament.

Markets are expected to move today after the10-year Treasury yield creeped above 3% to its highest level since 2011. Markets have been expecting lower inflation after several positive economic reports in recent weeks. Money Morning Liquidity Specialist Lee Adler explains that the Fed has lost control of interest rates… and that investors need to plan for the fallout from rising inflation.

Here are the numbers from Tuesday for the Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq:

Index Previous Close Point Change Percentage Change Dow Jones 24706.41 -193.00 -0.78% S&P 500 2711.45 -18.68 -0.68% Nasdaq 7351.63 -59.69 -0.81%

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Yesterday, North Korean officials threatened to pull out of next month’s summit with President Donald Trump over demands tied to its nuclear weapons program. The announcement comes when

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