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It was a wild day for the markets. Stocks plummeted deeply this morning—then bounced back a bit in the afternoon. Crain's Chicago Business columnist Joe Cahill joins “Chicago Tonight” with the latest on what has been the worst yearly start for the markets on record.

The Dow Jones took a nosedive this morning, dropping more than 1,000 points when trading opened. The markets recovered some of their losses, but investors still appear rattled by disappointing economic news from China. We'll hear what to expect in the days to come and how it might affect your day-to-day life from three economic experts.

Shanghai's Pudong district in January 2014.

For the third day in a row, China devalued its currency. That devaluation led to jitters in financial markets around the globe. Since Monday, the Dow Jones alone has fallen 500 points. Join us for a panel discussion on the economy with Michael Miller, associate professor at the Driehaus College of Buisiness at DePaul University; and Edward Stuart, professor emeritus of economics at Northeastern Illinois University.

Despite the sluggish economy the Dow is poised to hit an all-time high. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has this story, and more top business headlines.

Eddie Arruza

With more bad economic news, the financial markets take another nosedive. Is a second recession on the way? Eddie Arruza and his panel look at what is driving down stocks.

Up one day, down the next. Way down. We discuss the latest plunge on Wall Street with Morningstar’s Paul Larson, and look ahead to tomorrow.