Markets Q&A: Is the worst of stock market turmoil over?

Markets Q&A: Is the worst of stock market turmoil over?

Is it safe to come out now?The stock market has found firmer footing following its breathtaking drop earlier this month, when the S&P 500 lost 10.2 percent in just nine days. Stocks climbed Tuesday for the third straight day, and the S&P 500 is now down 7.3 percent from its record high, set on Jan. 26.But investors have seen this playbook before. Even in past recoveries, it has sometimes taken ...