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NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks sink on higher-rate expectations

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. U.S. stock indexes are falling in early trading Friday after a surprisingly strong jobs report pushed investors to gird for higher interest rates. Not only is hiring still strong, but wages rose last month at their fastest pace in eight … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks sink on higher-rate expectations

NEW YORK | Stocks sink as trade war heats up with new tariff threats

NEW YORK — Global stock indexes are falling Wednesday after the Trump administration released a list of $200 billion in goods that could be hit with tariffs and China said it would to retaliate. In the U.S., industrial companies and basic materials makers are taking some of the worst losses. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks sink as trade war heats up with new tariff threats