Stocks extend losses with the Dow down 600 points as oil prices spike

Stocks extend losses with the Dow down 600 points as oil prices spike

March 2, 2022 Joan Badon 0

U.S. stocks slid Tuesday, the first day of March, as oil prices surged and investors continued to monitor the fighting between Russia and Ukraine.The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 597.65 points, or 1.76%, to close at 33,294.95. The S&P 500 sank by 1.55% to 4,306.26, and the Nasdaq Composite slid 1.59% to 13,532.46.The decline in…