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How financial 'black swans' may be driving market drops

A sell-off hit the financial markets Monday over Chinese real estate and U.S. federal reserve policy worries. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 614 points — a 1.8% drop, its worst since July. The NASDAQ fell 330 points — more than 2%. The S&P 500 lost 75 points, or 1.7%. Both NASDAQ and S&P saw the biggest percentage drops since May. Diane Swonk of Grant Thornton joins Judy Woodruff with more.

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November 24, 2021

Wednesday on the NewsHour, all three men involved in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery have been convicted.
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November 23, 2021

Tuesday on the NewsHour, President Joe Biden taps the strategic oil reserve to try to ease gas prices as millions of Americans travel for the holidays.
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November 22, 2021

Monday on the NewsHour, President Joe Biden nominates Jerome Powell to a second term as chair of the Federal Reserve amid increasing concerns of rising inflation.
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November 21, 2021

Protests against COVID-19 lockdown measures and vaccines continue in Europe as hospitalizations and case numbers are on the rise.
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November 20, 2021

Protests, celebration, and talk of reform after Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty on all five charges.
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November 19, 2021

Friday on the NewsHour, Kyle Rittenhouse is cleared on all charges in a case that sparked national debate over racial injustice, guns and self-defense.
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