Markets dip as coronavirus cases begin to spike; jobless numbers continue to fall

Stocks fall for second day in a row

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June 25, 2020 - 9:35am

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 100 points this morning. The S&P 500 lost 0.2%.

The Dow lost 700 points overnight, which was followed by losses across Asian markets on Thursday, in light of reports of coronavirus cases spiking across the globe. 

Futures markets briefly dipped before opening this morning, as the Department of Labor released weekly jobless numbers, which topped expectations at 1.48 million.They recovered, though, as it was reported that 767,000 American returned to work last week. 

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