How major US stock indexes fared Monday

The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank 7.8%, its steepest drop since the financial crisis of 2008, as a free-fall in oil prices and worsening fears of fallout from the spreading coronavirus outbreak seize markets

U.S. stocks are now down 18.9% from the peak they reached last month. Bond yields plumbed new lows as investors sought safety.

On Monday:

The S&P 500 index fell 225.81 points, or 7.6%, to 2,746.56.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 2,013.76 points, or 7.8%, to 23,851.02.

The Nasdaq lost 624.94 points, or 7.3%, to 7,950.68.

The Russell 2000 index of smaller company stocks fell 135.79 points, or 9.4%, to 1,313.43.

For the year:

The S&P 500 is down 484.22 points, or 15%.

The Dow is down 4,687.42 points, or 16.4%.

The Nasdaq is down 1,021.93 points, or 11.4%.

The Russell 2000 is down 355.04 points, or 21.3%.