US. Shares fell more than 300 points early in the month as investors digested a profit-parcel in the busiest week, focusing on a series of important political and economic reports. A report from Dow Component Caterpillar
was a key contributor to the blue-chip index after reporting disappointing results. The Dow Jones Industrial Average
fell 1% to 2,637, while the Nasdaq Composite Index
dropped 1.4% to 7,061. Looking ahead, investors expect a Federal Reserve policy update on Wednesday and a key employment report on Friday. Elsewhere in corporate news, Nvidia Corp.
fell 17.6% on Monday after the revenue forecast for 2019 was lowered.
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