BY MEDHA SINGH
U.S. stocks opened lower on Monday following growing U.S.-China tensions about the origins of the coronavirus outbreak, while billionaire Warren Buffett’s admission he had dumped his airline shares crushed major U.S. carriers.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average <.DJI> fell 142.14 points, or 0.60%, at the open to 23,581.55.
The S&P 500 <.SPX> opened lower by 15.70 points, or 0.55%, at 2,815.01. The Nasdaq Composite <.IXIC> dropped 49.63 points, or 0.58%, to 8,555.32 at the opening bell.