Stocks nose-dive; Dow off 665.75

Worries over interest rates, bonds lead to market retreat

Posted: February 3, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Traders Edward Curran (left) and Michael Smyth watch stocks slide Friday on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

The Dow Jones industrial average tumbled nearly 666 points Friday in the biggest plunge since June 2016, as the worsening bond rout stirred angst that the Federal Reserve will accelerate its rate-increase schedule.

A graph showing the tumbling DOW

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