Trader Kevin Walsh works on his handheld device on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday. U.S. stocks recovered much of an early plunge, but the price of oil suffered its worst one-day drop since September.AP Photo/RICHARD DREW
Trader Kevin Walsh works on his handheld device on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday. U.S. stocks recovered much of an early plunge, but the price of oil suffered its worst one-day drop since September.AP Photo/RICHARD DREW Richard Drew AP
Trader Kevin Walsh works on his handheld device on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday. U.S. stocks recovered much of an early plunge, but the price of oil suffered its worst one-day drop since September.AP Photo/RICHARD DREW Richard Drew AP

Markets close rocky trading day down 1 percent as oil prices plummet

January 21, 2016 12:05 AM