by Leigh Jones
Posted 2/06/18, 11:20 am
Traders prepared for a wild ride Tuesday as stock markets around the world responded to Monday’s steep decline in U.S. markets. The Dow Jones industrial average tumbled 1,150 points Monday, its biggest decline in 6½ years. The selloff prompted fears the economic recovery had come to a screeching halt after years of record market growth. But analysts say U.S. economic fundamentals remain strong, prompting questions about what caused the sudden flurry of trading.