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NEW YORK | Stocks skid as tech companies fall; oil plunge continues

NEW YORK— U.S. stocks fell Friday as a combination of weak economic data from China and disappointing earnings hurt technology and internet companies. Crude oil prices fell for the 10th day in a row. Auto sales in China fell in October for the fourth month in a row and are down 13 percent from a … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks skid as tech companies fall; oil plunge continues

NEW YORK | Stocks skid as oil plunge continues; tech sector also falls

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are falling Friday as technology and internet companies take steep losses. Energy companies are also lower as crude oil heads for its 10th drop in a row. The price of oil has been falling steadily since early October and is now trading at its lowest price since April, causing steep … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks skid as oil plunge continues; tech sector also falls

NEW YORK | Stocks skid as trade war worsens with new tariff threats

NEW YORK — Global stock indexes sank Wednesday after the Trump administration released a list of $200 billion in goods that could be hit with tariffs and China said it would retaliate. The dollar spiked and big exporters plunged. Companies that sell computer chips, oil, basic materials and heavy machinery dropped after the Trump administration … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks skid as trade war worsens with new tariff threats

Stocks skid as technology companies fall; dollar tumbles

NEW YORK/January 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — U.S. stocks are sinking at midday Wednesday as losses for Texas Instruments and other chipmakers, as well as Apple, pull technology companies lower. The dollar is weaker after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the declining dollar is good for U.S. exporters, suggesting he isn’t likely to try to stop the currency’s … Continue reading Stocks skid as technology companies fall; dollar tumbles