DOW FALLS 700 POINTS AS NEW CORONAVIRUS VARIANT THREATENS TO DERAIL GLOBAL ECONOMIC RECOVERY

© Provided by Business Insider Stocks slid in post-Thanksgiving trade Friday. AP Photo/Richard Drew Dow industrials tumbled 700 points as a new coronavirus variant spreads from South Africa.  Travel restrictions are being put in place in the EU, UK, Japan and other places worldwide.  The WHO says the B.1.1.529 strain has a "large number of mutations." US stocks sank Friday as investors...

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