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Dow falls for a third day, losing 250 points after Apple’s coronavirus warning

“While this is disappointing, by now we don’t trust it’s surprising, and we still design a issues to be transitory,” pronounced Chris Caso, an researcher during Raymond James, in a note. “We consider roughly all of a prolongation and many of a direct is expected to be recaptured once Apple’s prolongation partners are means to lapse to full production, and once sell comforts in China lapse to normal.”

Still, Apple’s warning sent shares of some suppliers lower. Skyworks Solutions slid 1.7% while Xilinx and Qorvo forsaken 1.5% and 2.5%, respectively. 

China’s National Health Commission on Tuesday reported an additional 98 deaths nationwide, with 1,886 new cases of a coronavirus. As of Feb. 17, a elect pronounced there had been a sum of 72,346 reliable cases and 1,868 deaths.

Investors on Tuesday sole bonds in preference of traditionally safer resources such as Treasurys and gold. The benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury produce fell to around 1.55% (yields pierce inversely to prices). Gold futures for Apr smoothness climbed 1.1% to $1,603.60 per ounce.

“Today’s dose of mercantile existence is entrance as a wake-up call to tellurian investors who continue to buy into a faith that Chinese authorities have a coronavirus underneath control,” pronounced Erik Bregar, head of FX plan during a Exchange Bank of Canada, in a note. 

—CNBC’s Sam Meredith contributed to this report.