Stocks tumble as war overshadows 'fantastic' US jobs data
March 4, 2022
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks around the world racked up more losses Friday, as even a gangbusters report on the U.S. jobs market can't pull Wall Street's focus off its worries about the war in Ukraine.
The S&P 500 fell 0.8% and posted its third weekly loss in the last four. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.5% and the Nasdaq composite ended 1.7% lower.
The declines for U.S. stock indexes followed sharper losses in Europe after a fire at the continent's largest nuclear plant caused by shelling raised worries about what's next. Markets worldwide have swung wildly over the last week on worri...