Stocks end year with worst annual decline since 2008:Trade war with China, oil prices, dramatic decline for big tech's shares helped make 2018 especially volatile
The markets were troubled all year long, one analyst said. Above, traders at the New York Stock Exchange.
WASHINGTON — US markets trimmed 2018's losses in a Monday rally, but it was not enough to prevent the worst yearly decline for stocks since 2008.
All three major indexes finished 2018 in the red during the finale of a tumultuous year:
■ The Dow Jones industrial average closed the last day of 2018 at 23,327.46, up 265.06 points, or 1.1 percent, on the day. The Dow finis...