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US: Stocks sink after massive jump in jobless claims

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About 15 minutes into trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stood at 20,776.92, down 0.8 per cent in choppy trading.

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks slipped lower in volatile trading early Thursday, absorbing another eye-popping unemployment figure due to the government-ordered shutdown of businesses to contain the coronavirus outbreak.

About 15 minutes into trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stood...

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