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NEW YORK | US stocks drop to a 14-month low as tech, health care drop

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are skidding Monday as another day of big losses takes the market to its lowest level in more than a year. Retailers and technology stocks are sinking, and health insurers and hospitals are falling after a federal judge in Texas ruled that the 2010 Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. Some … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks drop to a 14-month low as tech, health care drop

NEW YORK | US and European stocks slide again; S&P 500 hits annual low

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are falling in choppy trading, and the S&P 500 is down to its lowest in more than a year. Health insurers and hospitals are falling after a federal judge in Texas ruled that the 2010 Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. Retailers and technology stocks are also sinking. Some of the … Continue reading NEW YORK | US and European stocks slide again; S&P 500 hits annual low

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: US stocks dive as trade jitters return

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks took a nosedive on Wall Street as investors worried that a U.S.-China trade truce reached over the weekend wasn’t all it was cracked up to be. The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank almost 800 points Tuesday. Boeing and Caterpillar, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: US stocks dive as trade jitters return

Tech companies, banks pull US stocks lower; Oil up

U.S. stocks have turned lower in morning trading, erasing a modest early rally and extending the market’s losses from a day earlier. Technology stocks and banks were taking some of the heaviest losses, outweighing gains in industrial companies and other sectors. Energy stocks gave up an early gain even as crude oil prices, which have … Continue reading Tech companies, banks pull US stocks lower; Oil up

Tech companies, banks lead US stocks higher; Oil price falls

U.S. stock indexes veered higher in afternoon trading Tuesday, bouncing back from an uneven start. Gains in technology companies, banks and industrial stocks outweighed losses in household goods sellers, utilities and elsewhere in the market. Energy stocks slumped as the price of crude oil headed for its 12th straight decline. Bond prices rose, sending yields … Continue reading Tech companies, banks lead US stocks higher; Oil price falls

US stocks are mostly higher early trading; Oil price slumps

U.S. stock indexes were mostly higher in early trading Tuesday, erasing some of the losses from a steep, technology-driven sell-off a day earlier. Gains in banks and technology companies outweighed losses elsewhere in the market. Crude oil prices headed sharply lower, continuing a long downturn. Bond prices rose, sending yields lower. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P … Continue reading US stocks are mostly higher early trading; Oil price slumps

Tech companies lead another steep sell-off in US stocks

Another torrent of selling gripped Wall Street Wednesday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeting more than 600 points and erasing its gains for the year. The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite bore the brunt of the sell-off, leaving it more than 10 percent below its August peak, what Wall Street calls a “correction.” Technology stocks and … Continue reading Tech companies lead another steep sell-off in US stocks

SINGAPORE | Global markets tumble ahead of US data; tech stocks fall

SINGAPORE — European markets sank in early trading Thursday ahead of U.S. inflation data that may lift bond yields and possibly push interest rates higher. In Asia, losses on Wall Street overnight snowballed, triggering a slump in technology stocks. China’s benchmark hit a four-year low and Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 fell by an unusually wide margin … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Global markets tumble ahead of US data; tech stocks fall