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S&P's worst month since January 2016

Mar 01, 2018 - City A.M.

US STOCKS sold off late to end sharply lower yesterday, dragged down by continued worries over rising interest rates, and the Dow and S&P 500 capped their worst months since January 2016.

The S&P 500 also snapped a 10-month straight run of gains, which had been its longest monthly winning streak since an 11-month run from March 1958 to January 1959.

Yesterday's declines closed a month marked by spikes in volatility and fears that rising inflation could prompt the Federal Reserve to p...