U.S. stocks closed lower on the last day of trade for August as investors digested a volatile month amid uncertainty about China and the Fed.» Read More
NEW YORK— Stocks plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after an economic report out of China rekindled fears that the world's second-largest economy is slowing more than previously anticipated. The sell-off adds to what has been a difficult few weeks for U.S. and international markets. "This market remains fragile," said Jack Ablin, chief...
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Chevron Corp., up 56 cents to $80.99. ArcelorMittal SA, down 17 cents to $7.88.
Fears about a slowdown in China's economy and concerns about when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates pushed stocks sharply lower this month. The move, an effort to boost China's economy, seemed to have the opposite effect. Global investors interpreted the decision as a sign that China's economy, the second-largest in the world, was growing more...
BEIJING— Global stocks mostly fell on Monday after a U.S. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC-40 fell 0.6 percent to 4,647.27 and Germany's DAX lost 0.5 percent to 10,245.92. The U.K. was closed for a holiday.
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NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Hospira Inc., up 34 cents to $89.85. Chevron Corp., down $3.64 to $72.12.
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The Dow Jones industrial average entered correction territory Friday amid global growth concerns and continuous selling in the oil market.
U.S. Oil bounced back a bit to close down 87 cents at $40.45, the lowest close since March 3, 2009. Meanwhile, even with sharply lower prices, Saudi Arabia and other OPEC nations haven't cut production. Meanwhile, OPEC production averaged 31.5 million barrels a day in July, a three-year high.
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NEW YORK— The U.S. stock market endured its worst performance in 18 months on Thursday, driven lower by another slump in Chinese shares and heavy selling by technical traders. The global rout started in China, where sharp declines in energy and property stocks pushed the Shanghai Composite down more than 3 percent. "The emerging markets really got slammed...
U.S. stocks closed lower after the Federal Reserve's minutes were released, while China and oil prices weighed.
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U.S. stocks closed higher after the release of positive homebuilder data as investors digested manufacturing data and oil prices.