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NEW YORK | Dow Jones industrials sink 500 points as bond yields rise

NEW YORK — Stocks are extending their slump on Wall Street Wednesday, led by drops in big technology companies, as rising bond yields draw investors out of stocks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell as much as 519 points in afternoon trading. Technology stocks, the biggest winners in the market over the past year, took … Continue reading NEW YORK | Dow Jones industrials sink 500 points as bond yields rise

NEW YORK | US stocks are mixed as investors wait for trade news

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are little changed after two days of losses as investors hope for positive developments between the U.S. and its two biggest trading partners, Canada and China. Industrial and retail companies are rising while technology companies are slipping again. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index slid 7 points, or 0.3 percent, … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks are mixed as investors wait for trade news

NEW YORK | Tech companies sink, pulling US stock indexes lower

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are lower Wednesday as technology companies fall, although the market was on track for larger losses earlier in the day. Executives from Facebook and Twitter are testifying to Congress about their efforts to prevent meddling in U.S. elections. Investors are shifting some money into traditional safe industries like utilities. Trade … Continue reading NEW YORK | Tech companies sink, pulling US stock indexes lower

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks mostly lower as tech companies dip

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:45 a.m. U.S. stocks are mostly lower as technology companies lag the rest of the market for a second day. Social media companies slipped at the start of Congressional hearings where executives from Facebook and Twitter will testify about their efforts to … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks mostly lower as tech companies dip

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Tech and health care stocks slip

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. U.S. stocks are closing lower as technology and health care companies take losses. Facebook lost 2.6 percent Tuesday and drugmaker Amgen lost 1.8 percent. JD.com fell 6 percent after the CEO of the Chinese e-commerce company was arrested in Minneapolis … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Tech and health care stocks slip

NEW YORK | Tech and health stocks slip; Amazon hits $1 trillion

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are lower Tuesday as technology and health care companies slip. Amazon fared better than the rest of the market and briefly traded above $1 trillion in market value. Apple became the first U.S. publicly traded company to reach that mark last month. Nike is sliding after it gave a major … Continue reading NEW YORK | Tech and health stocks slip; Amazon hits $1 trillion

NEW YORK | US stocks slip as technology companies open lower

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are slightly lower Tuesday morning as technology companies including Facebook take losses, but energy companies are rising along with oil prices. Nike is sliding after it gave a major endorsement deal to former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, known for his protests of police brutality and racial injustice. Investors are looking … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks slip as technology companies open lower

NEW YORK | US stocks are little changed as investors await trade news

NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are mostly lower Friday morning after a late loss the day before. Stocks slid Thursday afternoon after Bloomberg News reported that the Trump administration could escalate the U.S.-China trade war next week by putting tariffs on $200 billion in imports. Meanwhile the U.S. and Canada are scheduled to resume trade talks … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks are little changed as investors await trade news