US stocks fall for second consecutive day

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US markets suffered a second day of steep losses as investors dumped health-care company, and Apple.

The blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average fell almost 1.4%, marking their biggest one-day decline in months.

Autumn is the news that Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway, a new healthcare company with the goal of reducing health-care costs for their U.S. employees.

Yields also rose, a reflection of the past year, three of US interest rate increases.

UnitedHealth group and Pfizer, the two largest loser in the Dow, while the insurance company anthem, saw the sharpest losses on the S&P 500.

These are promised under the company, threatened, by the emergence of a new major competitor – or signs of a government crackdown on drug prices, the US President Donald Trump.Dow Jones has the 25,000 for the first timeAmazon reveals plan to give health care

Apple dipped 0.6% on reports of weak demand for its latest iPhone, and energy companies also came under pressure.

But the losses were widespread, touching almost every area.

The Dow closed 362.59 points to 26,076.89, while the broader S&P 500 31.1 points, or 1.09%.

The tech-heavy Nasdaq shed 64 points, or 0.86% 7,402.48.

Meanwhile, the Vix index, which measures the volatility observed carefully, based on options prices, and also shot after months of rest, in what some investors say is a sign of more to come on the market was fluctuation.Redemption?

The sell-off, volatility and rising yields mark a turning point for the US markets, the gains for the months, past one milestone after the other.

All three major U.S. indexes more than 5% since the start of this month.

Eric Wiegand, senior portfolio manager at US Bank, Private Wealth Management, said the January increase was driven by higher expectations, to strengthen as global growth and US approved larger tax cuts.

He said some investors were likely cashing in on their profits.

They are also a response to new information, such as companies update investors on their end of the year, the result and give forecasts for the year 2018.

Others may be concerned about the prospect of higher interest rates, the yields higher.

Bond yields are relatively low, in the last few years, helping to make stocks more attractive investment.

But the income gained, more recently, as the United States had increased the interest rates. The yield on the 10-year Treasury closed on Tuesday, the highest level since 2014.

“Investors are catching up to the fact that prices have risen,” said Jonathan Mackay, investment strategist at Schroders. “The market is finally catching up.”

Investors are watching to see whether the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank, the rise in the middle on a two-day meeting in Washington, the signal will be when the interest rates could.

The bank is subjected to a change in leadership, such as Janet Yellen, who is considered as an advantage of the low interest rates, down the steps.