US stocks fall as volatility returns

US stocks fell on the opening Friday as volatility returned and took back some of the gains made in the previous three days.The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell about 875 points on the opening, or about 3 percent, recovered some of the loss and edged up up briefly and then dropped again. S&P; 500 declined 3.41 percent. The Nasdaq Composite lost 3.22 percent.Dow futures fell prior to the opening Friday on fears the stimulus package passed by the Senate and awaiting action in the House may not be enough to prevent a recession.The Chicago Board Options Exchange’s Volatility Index, often called t…

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