D.C. events give stocks wild ride

Posted: December 2, 2017 at 1:44 a.m.

In this Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, photo, a broker walks past snowflake lighting decorating the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks veered sharply lower Friday, Dec. 1, as investors worried that former national security adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea to lying to the FBI could spell trouble for the White House and its legislative agenda, including a tax overhaul currently under debate in Congress. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Wall Street took investors on a turbulent ride Friday as stock indexes veered into a steep slide that knocked 350 points off the Dow Jones industrial average before the market eventually clawed back most of its losses.

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