U.S. markets remained testy Thursday, as the Dow Jones industrial average extended its streak of 1,000-point swings to nine sessions. The blue chips clawed into the plus column as investors digested various government formulas aimed at limiting the economic damage from the coronavirus.Markets twitched all day following overnight announcements of a 750 billion euro bond-buying program by the European Central Bank to offset the economic pain in the euro zone and a special Federal Reserve backstop for money market mutual funds, typically a risk-free place for investors to store cash. This marked the Fed’s seventh major emergency action this week.The interventions failed to quell the uncertainty, as stocks rocked back and forth. Investors are struggling to puzzle their way through the daily medical, financial and government briefs around the coronavirus.“My biggest concern is nobody, not even the medical experts, have any clue to how long this gets worse before it gets any better, and what the magnitude of the economic decline is going to be,” said Liz Ann Sonders, chief investment strategist at Charles Schwab. “There is no question we are in a recession.”The Dow held on to a nearly 190-point gain, just shy of 1 percent, to close at

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