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Tiger Woods: Masters win follows career doubts and changes children’s perspective

Tiger Woods: Masters win follows career doubts and changes children’s perspective

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Tiger Woods says his Masters triumph is "right up there" with his greatest achievements, having faced "serious doubts" he would ever contend again.Woods, 43, won a fifth Green Jacket at Augusta National on Sunday, his first major win in 11 years and a first since having four operations on his back.The 15-time major winner said he "could barely walk" before surgery and his children had seen golf cause "pain". "We're creating new memories for them and it's just very special," he said."I was very lucky to be given another cha...
Putting the Dow Jones Industrial Average's 666-Point Plunge Into Perspective

Putting the Dow Jones Industrial Average's 666-Point Plunge Into Perspective

Finance
Move over Freddy Krueger, because you've got company. The nightmare came to Wall Street on Friday, with the iconic Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^DJI) logging its worst day since Donald Trump took office. The Dow wound up falling 666 points, which registers as the sixth-worst point decline in the nearly 122-year history of the index.By day's end, according to data from BarChart.com, 91% of the companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange had declined, compared to a meager 8% that moved higher. If you want to point your finger, blame it predominantly on the "tech wreck" and simple profit-taking following a powerful rally to begin the year. Names like Apple  (which is a Dow component) and Alphabet , the parent of Google and YouTube, faile...