Dow drops more than 200 points as Trump tariffs reignite trade-war fears
Stocks fell on Thursday after President Donald Trump slapped tariffs on the European Union, Mexico and Canada, sparking fears the U.S. could enter a trade war with some key partners. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 251.94 points to close at 24,415.84, with Boeing contributing the most losses to the index. The S&P 500 declined 0.7 percent to 2,705.27 as consumer staples lagged. The Nasdaq composite, meanwhile, pulled back 0.3 percent to 7,442.12.