$DIA $SPY $QQQ $SOXX $IHI ... 12:44 pm: Jeremy Siegel says coronavirus uncertainty is holding back the Dow from hitting 30,000 Longtime stock bull Jeremy Siegel told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” the Dow Jones Industrial Average would easily crack 30,000 if it weren’t for the market uncertainty around the coronavirus outbreak. “If there is good news on this virus front, we would pop above 30,000 I think without question,” said the Wharton Finance professor, as stocks were falling. The Dow was still less than 2% away from 30,000. The Dow closed at a record of 29,551 on Wednesday. —Belvedere
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