Wall Street Roller Coaster: Dow Jumps Higher After Plunging At Open

Stock markets in Asia and Europe fell sharply after Monday's record 1,175-point drop in the Dow, leaving U.S. financial markets bracing for another volatile day.
The Dow Jones industrial average's record 1,175-point single-day plunge Monday made for a volatile day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Source: Spencer Platt

Updated at 9:57 a.m. ET

U.S. financial markets were bracing for another volatile day — and they got it.

After opening down more than 500 points, the Dow Jones industrial average was

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