Dow drops more than 300 points

Markets Insider

The Dow Jones industrial average fell as much as 306 points Wednesday, bogged down by concerns of possible Chinese retaliation against President Donald Trump’s metals tariffs, disappointing retail sales, and another downward revision to the Atlanta Fed’s first-quarter GDP forecast. 

China’s National People’s Congress spokesperson Zhang Yesui on Wednesday threatened to retaliate to the US president’s proposed new tariffs on steel and aluminum, according to reports. China doesn’t want a trade war, the politician said,

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