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NEW YORK | Wall Street whiplash: Stocks’ volatility looks here to stay

NEW YORK — The stock market hasn’t been this dizzying in years, and investors may need to get used to it. The S&P 500 slid 4.6 percent this past week as worries piled up about the economy’s strength, global trade and interest rates. It was a whiplash-inducing reversal from the prior week, when the S&P … Continue reading NEW YORK | Wall Street whiplash: Stocks’ volatility looks here to stay

Retailers, tech companies weigh on US stock market; Oil up

U.S. stock indexes turned mostly lower in afternoon trading Friday, placing the market on course to end the week with sharp loss. Stocks briefly rallied after President Donald Trump expressed optimism that the U.S. and China will reach a deal to resolve their costly trade dispute, but the gains quickly faded. The remarks came as … Continue reading Retailers, tech companies weigh on US stock market; Oil up

NEW YORK | Buckle up: Wall Street volatility is back with a vengeance

NEW YORK — Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the market. If you’re an investor who was lulled to sleep by the stock market’s calm, steady gains this summer, you’re wide awake by now. Stocks have swooned over the last three weeks as investors worried about a sea of troubles, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Buckle up: Wall Street volatility is back with a vengeance

BEIJING  | China’s growth slows as officials try to reassure investors

BEIJING  — China reported economic growth sank to a post-global crisis low as finance officials launched a media blitz Friday to shore up confidence in its sagging stock market. Growth in the quarter that ended in September slipped to 6.5 percent over a year earlier from the previous quarter’s 6.7 percent, official data showed. It … Continue reading BEIJING  | China’s growth slows as officials try to reassure investors

SAN FRANCISCO | China’s music streaming leader Tencent to go public in US

SAN FRANCISCO  — The owner of China’s largest music streaming services is looking to strike it rich in the U.S. stock market. Tencent Music Entertainment plans to sell its stock in the U.S. as part of an initial public offering. The IPO documents filed Tuesday propose raising $1 billion, but that preliminary figure often ends … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | China’s music streaming leader Tencent to go public in US

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. | In Tennessee, Trump accuses Dems of trying to sink Kavanaugh

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — As the fate of his Supreme Court pick hangs in the balance, President Donald Trump barnstormed Monday for a Republican Senate candidate in Tennessee, warning that Democrats will unleash havoc if they gain control of Congress and accusing them of trying to sink his nominee. “A Democratic takeover of Congress will … Continue reading JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. | In Tennessee, Trump accuses Dems of trying to sink Kavanaugh

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. | Trump predicts havoc if Democrats take over Congress

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn.— As the fate of his Supreme Court pick hangs in the balance, President Donald Trump barnstormed for a Republican Senate candidate in Tennessee, warning that Democrats will unleash havoc if they gain control of Congress and accusing them of trying to sink his nominee. “A Democratic takeover of Congress will plunge our … Continue reading JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. | Trump predicts havoc if Democrats take over Congress

S&P 500, Nasdaq and Russell 2000 close at record highs

Wall Street ended a week of milestones with a few more Friday. The benchmark S&P 500 index closed at an all-time high, just two days after the current bull market in U.S. stocks became the longest in history. The Nasdaq composite and the Russell 2000 indexes also ended the day at all-time highs. Technology companies, … Continue reading S&P 500, Nasdaq and Russell 2000 close at record highs