Dow falls to Thursday low and 10-year bond slides below 1.5% as ECB official points to shock-and-awe stimulus

MarketWatch | Aug 15, 2019 at 6:06 PM
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.39% fell to its Thursday low in afternoon trade as the market digested reports about coming monetary-policy action out of Europe.
  • The Wall Street Journal reported that the European Central Bank was readying a package of stimulus measures at its next policy meeting in September that should exceed investors’ expectations.
  • The Dow, most recently, was down 100 points, or 0.4%, at 25,380, while the S&P 500 index