Monday Stocks Start with Circuit Breaker, Trading Halted Immediately After the Bell, S&P Falls 9.3%, DJI 20,935.16 (-2250.46)

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CARDINAL NEWS Headlines, News Highlights and Current Events for Monday, March 16 2020

NBC Nightly News Sunday, March 15 2020.

Trading was halted for 15 minutes immediately after the open triggered by an 8.14% drop of the S&P 500, which triggered the circuit breaker. Bad news on the coronavirus pandemic continued with U.S. cases at 3,774 and US deaths at 69, according to Johns Hopkins University coronavirus map. The states with the most deaths early Monday were Washington (42), California (6), New York (6), and Florida (5).

Efforts to flatten the curve of cases with Social Distancing were having severe impact on the economy. Social Distancing was recommended by the Centers for Disease Control with specifics advising cancellation of all events with 50 or more people for the next 8 weeks.

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