Stocks surged Friday to end a tumultuous week marked by some of the biggest extremes in trading history. Heading into the weekend, most investors are stranded deeply in the red for 2020 and trying to sort through the economic unknowns of the coronavirus.The Dow Jones industrial average shot to its biggest point gain ever. The blue chips closed the day up 1,985.00 points, or 9.4 percent, at 23,185.62. The Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index jumped 9.3 percent and the Nasdaq was up 9.4 percent on the day. It was Wall Street’s biggest rally since 2008.The gains arrived after two days of misery, with the Dow losing 1,464 points on Wednesday and 2,352 on Thursday, its worst day since the 1987 crash. The sell-off came despite central banks around the world moving to shore up the economy against the coronavirus fallout, which has battered global markets for weeks.Investors ended the week flattened, with no end to the turmoil in sight. A month ago, the 11-year bull market was still reigning and the Dow, S&P and Nasdaq were resting on their record highs. But the insidious coronavirus struck, and within a few weeks the bull market was over and all three indexes


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