DJIA Index Plunges 142 Points on Weak Trade Data
May 05, 2015 at 17:00 PM EDT
The DJIA Index slumped 142 points on weak economic trade data that suggests the U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter. Although GDP registered at 0.2% growth during the first reading last week, a surge in imports to levels not seen since October 2008 hints that future revisions might trend downward. Here are the day's top market stories, plus stocks on the move today... Tags: DJIA index , djia today , Dow close , Dow Jones , Dow Jones close , Dow Jones Industrial Average today , dow jones today , how did the stock market do today , stock market news , stock market news today , stocks to watch , stocks to watch today , top stock market news To get full access to all Money Morning content, click here About Money Morning: Money Morning gives you access to a team of ten market experts with more than 250 years of combined investing experience – for free . Our experts – who have appeared on FOXBusiness, CNBC, NPR, and BloombergTV – deliver daily investing tips and stock picks, provide analysis with actions to take, and answer your biggest market questions. Our goal is to help our millions of e-newsletter subscribers and Moneymorning.com visitors become smarter, more confident investors. Disclaimer: © 2015 Money Morning and Money Map Press. All Rights Reserved. Protected by copyright of the United States and international treaties. Any reproduction, copying, or redistribution (electronic or otherwise, including the world wide web), of content from this webpage, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of Money Morning. 16 W. Madison St. Baltimore, MD, 21201. The post DJIA Index Plunges 142 Points on Weak Trade Data appeared first on Money Morning - We Make Investing Profitable .