Dow's Intraday Point Range Is Narrowest In Over Two Years

By Tomi KilgoreMarketsMarketWatch Pulse

For investors love volatility, Wednesday has been their worst nightmare in a little over two years. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has traded in a intraday range of just 43.71 points, with the intraday high of 19,986.56 reached within five minutes of the open, and the low of 19,942.85 hit within 25 minutes of the close. That's on track to be the narrowest intraday point range since it traded in a 42.60-point range (17,833.76-17,791.16) on Nov. 26, 2014, which was the day before Thanksgiving. The Dow was recently down 16 points at 19,958, or just below the midpoint of the day's range of 19,964.71.

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