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S&P 500 wipes out 2.4% loss in biggest stock reversal since July 1991

It was a stock reversal for the ages: A near-uniform plunge followed by an everything rally made for a dizzying day on Wall Street.

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Lu Wang and Matt Turner | Bloomberg
It was a stock reversal for the ages: A near-uniform plunge followed by an everything rally made for a dizzying day on Wall Street.
 
The S&P 500 wiped out a 2.4% loss, marking the first time since July that it reversed a decline of 2%, and closed a whopping 2.6% higher. The initial rush to sell, followed by a dash to buy, was best illustrated by the second-to-second readings on share moves. The so-called Tick index, which compares the number of equities rising versus those falling in any moment, hit minus 1,900 before surging past 1,900. 

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First Published: Oct 14 2022 | 8:41 AM IST

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