Wall Street Falls at Open as Ukraine Worries Outweigh Strong Jobs Data

By Reuters
Reuters
Reuters
March 4, 2022 Updated: March 4, 2022

Wall Street’s main indexes opened lower on Friday as concerns over the intensifying conflict in Ukraine overshadowed data that showed an acceleration in jobs growth last month.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 139.23 points, or 0.41 percent, at the open to 33,655.43. The S&P 500 opened lower by 21.37 points, or 0.49 percent, at 4,342.12, while the Nasdaq Composite dropped 82.71 points, or 0.61 percent, to 13,455.23 at the opening bell.

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