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NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: S&P 500 sinks to lowest level since April

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks ended the week with a steep loss on Wall Street as the S&P 500 dropped to its lowest level since April. The benchmark index is now down almost 3 percent for the year. New concerns about slowing growth in … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: S&P 500 sinks to lowest level since April

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks drop on China concerns, J&J sinks

NEW YORK— The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 2:42 p.m. Stocks are falling sharply on Wall Street on new concerns about slowing growth in China’s economic engine and disarray surrounding plans for Britain to exit the European Union. Johnson & Johnson plunged 10 percent in heavy trading Friday after Reuters reported … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks drop on China concerns, J&J sinks

NEW YORK | Banks, retailers take stocks lower; smaller companies sink

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are slipping Thursday as banks and retailers fall and smaller companies continue to take steep losses. High-dividend stocks including real estate companies and utilities, which investors see as safer plays, are climbing. It’s been a relatively calm day on Wall Street after several wild wings earlier in the week. The … Continue reading NEW YORK | Banks, retailers take stocks lower; smaller companies sink

NEW YORK | US stocks rise again; tech and high-dividend companies climb

NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are slipping Thursday as banks and retailers fall and smaller companies continue to take steep losses. Safer, high-dividend stocks in real estate and utilities are climbing. It’s been a relatively calm day on Wall Street after stocks made several wild wings earlier in the week. The European Central Bank said it … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks rise again; tech and high-dividend companies climb

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: US stocks dive again, extending losses

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks dove again on Wall Street, extending recent declines, as traders worry about a U.S.-China trade war and slower economic growth. Major U.S. indexes ended a tumultuous week down more than 4 percent Friday, marking the worst weekly decline since … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: US stocks dive again, extending losses

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks open sharply lower on Wall Street

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening sharply lower as the arrest of a senior Chinese technology executive threatened to worsen trade tensions between China and the U.S. The price of oil also fell sharply early Thursday as OPEC leaders gathered to discuss possible … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks open sharply lower on Wall Street

BEIJING | Global shares slip on doubts over US-China trade deal

BEIJING — Global stock prices fell Wednesday, though not as much as Wall Street the day before, amid confusion about what the U.S. and China agreed to in a tariff cease-fire. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, London’s FTSE 100 index fell 1.4 percent to close at 6,921.84 and German’s DAX lost 1.2 percent to 11,200.24. France’s … Continue reading BEIJING | Global shares slip on doubts over US-China trade deal

BEIJING | Global shares slide on doubts over US-China trade deal

BEIJING— Global stock prices fell Wednesday, though not as much as Wall Street the day before, amid confusion about what the U.S. and China agreed to in a tariff cease-fire. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, London’s FTSE 100 index fell 1.0 percent to 6,950 and German’s DAX lost 0.8 percent to 11,240. France’s CAC 40 retreated … Continue reading BEIJING | Global shares slide on doubts over US-China trade deal