How the Dow Jones is back to where it was before the pandemic: What happened?
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down almost 3% today as traders anxiously await the first news of what will happen next.
The index was trading near its lowest level since the financial crisis and was down nearly 2% since December 2016.
The Dow was down more than 2% in 2017 and nearly 3% in 2016.
It is now down 0.8% in 2018.
The S&P 500 is down more that 3%.
In a sign that investors are finally starting to get the story, the Nasdaq Composite is up 2.2% and the Russell 2000 is up nearly 6%.
The Dow Jones fell more than 12% since the start of the year and has fallen more than 3% since March, when the US presidential election was called.
In 2017, the Dow had lost about a quarter of its value since the beginning of the financial year.
The index had more than halved in value since June last year, when it was trading at about 2,400.