U.S. stocks tumble as economic worries mount

THE DOW JONES Industrial Average fell 800 points Wednesday in the worst rout of the year. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE
THE DOW JONES Industrial Average fell 800 points Wednesday in the worst rout of the year. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE
NEW YORK – United States stocks suffered one of the deepest sell-offs of the year and Treasuries surged as mounting signs of a global economic slowdown stoked fears of an economic recession. The S&P 500 sank almost 3% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 800 points in its worst rout of the year, sparked when the…

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