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Tuesday, Oct 15
Fitch puts U.S. rating on negative watch, Dow futures plunge
- Fitch places the United States' AAA credit rating on Rating Watch Negative, citing "political brinkmanship and reduced financing flexibility" that could increase the risk of a U.S. default.
- Dow futures -122 points on the news.
- ETFs: IVV, SPY, VOO, RWL, SFLA, SSO, UPRO, SDS, SPXU, SH, EPS, RSP, BXUB, BXUC, BXDB, DIA, DDM, UDOW, DXD, SDOW, DOG.