Stocks

August 14, 2019 - 4:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) —The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank 800 points after the bond market flashed a warning sign about a possible recession for the first time since 2007. The yield on the 10-year Treasury briefly dropped below the two-year yield Wednesday, an ominous signal that has predicted past...
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August 14, 2019 - 9:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An economic alarm bell has sounded in the U.S., sending warnings of a possible recession ahead. Yields on 2-year and 10-year Treasury notes inverted early Wednesday, a market phenomenon that shows investors want more in return for short-term government bonds than they are for long-...
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August 12, 2019 - 5:17 pm
By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Stocks fell sharply on Wall Street Monday, knocking nearly 400 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The benchmark S&P 500 had its worst day in a week as the sell-off put the market deeper into the red for August. The selling was widespread, with...
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August 05, 2019 - 4:59 pm
By STAN CHOE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks plunged to their worst loss of the year Monday and investors around the world scrambled to sell on worries about how much President Donald Trump's worsening trade war will damage the global economy. China let its currency, the yuan, drop...
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August 05, 2019 - 2:18 pm
By STAN CHOE and DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks tanked again Monday on worries about how much President Donald Trump's worsening trade war will damage the economy, and the S&P 500 was headed for its worst drop since late last year, when the market was wrapped in the...
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July 05, 2019 - 11:39 am
By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers sharply stepped up their hiring in June, adding a robust 224,000 jobs, an indication of the economy's durability after more than a decade of expansion. The strength of the jobs report the government issued Friday could complicate a...
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May 31, 2019 - 3:28 pm
By DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writers Stocks tumbled on Wall Street Friday after the U.S. announced plans to expand its trade war to Mexico, its third-biggest trading partner. The slump all but guarantees the market will end May with its first monthly loss of 2019. The S&P 500...
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May 13, 2019 - 5:02 pm
By DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writers The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 600 points Monday as investors sought shelter from an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China. The selling was widespread and heavy, handing the benchmark S&P 500 index its biggest...
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May 06, 2019 - 4:20 pm
By DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writers Fresh market jitters over the possibility of an escalation in the costly trade war between the U.S. and China pulled stocks broadly lower on Wall Street Monday. The sell-off, which eased toward the end of the day after an initial steep slump,...
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Associated Press
December 27, 2018 - 8:27 am
by David McHugh & Annabelle Liang FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — More wild market swings appeared imminent Thursday, with U.S. stocks heading sharply lower after the largest single-day gain in history for the Dow. Slowing economic growth globally and a partial U.S. government shutdown heading into...
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