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  • NEW YORK, Aug 24- U.S. housing stocks, which have been a bright spot in this year's market, were among the hardest hit in Monday's selloff. Among home builders, PulteGroup sank 5.7 percent to $19.74 and KB Home tumbled 5.6 percent to $14.19, suffering the biggest losses. "When you get this sharp of a decline, people start to worry about downpayments and a reassessments of...

  • Aug 24- U.S. stock indices were more than 2- percent lower in afternoon trade on Monday but were off the day's worst levels after a dramatic turnaround in shares of Apple helped boost sentiment. But by 2:20 pm, the Dow had recovered somewhat to trade down 362.12 points, or 2.2 percent at 16,097.63 as bargain hunters stepped in. But we are proceeding cautiously, "said...

  • In a matter of five sessions, sentiment shifted dramatically on Wall Street and seemed to climax early on a volatile Monday, when the S&P fell as much as 12.5 percent from its record intraday high set last May, and the Dow Jones industrial average, fell 1,089 points shortly after the opening bell. In mid-afternoon trading, major Wall Street indexes were still down...

  • Aug 24- U.S. stocks staged a stunning recovery off their lows on Monday, helped by a sharp turnaround in Apple's shares, but were still down about 2 percent in afternoon trading. But by 13:05 ET, the Dow was down just 143 points, or 0.87 percent as bargain hunters stepped in. Chinese stocks fell 11 percent last week raising hopes that Beijing would move again to support...

  • *Europe bourses in 2015: http://link.reuters.com/pap87v. LONDON, Aug 24- European stocks plunged on Monday after a rout in Chinese markets, wiping hundreds of billions of euros off their value and sending one benchmark index to a seven-month low. Stock markets in Frankfurt and Paris fell 4.7 and 5.4 percent respectively.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St pares losses as Apple rebounds Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 12:24 PM ET

    *Chinese market falls 8 percent. Aug 24- U.S. stocks staged a dramatic recovery off their lows on Monday, helped by a turnaround in Apple's shares, but the three main indexes remained in or within spitting distance of correction territory amid fears China's growth is slowing. "The U.S. fundamentals are strong and just as confidence can go away, it can come back pretty...

  • *Shanghai stocks lose almost 9 pct, lack of steps from Beijing disappoints. NEW YORK, Aug 24- World stock markets plunged on Monday, after a near 9 percent dive in China shares and a sharp drop in the dollar and major commodities sent investors rushing for the exits. Concerns about a China- led global economic slowdown and tumbling commodities prices had U.S. traders...

  • *China equities collapse sparks global markets sell-off. A near 9- percent tumble in China shares roiled global markets and sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 1,000 points in early trading, before Wall Street pared losses. "China's drop pushed everything lower and now we'll see if the bounce by U.S. stocks after the early pull back can stop the...

  • LONDON, Aug 24- Gold edged higher on Monday to trade near a seven-week top as the dollar and shares tumbled on concerns about the Chinese economy and uncertainty over the timing of a U.S. rate rise. Platinum dropped 3 percent and palladium hit its lowest in three years at $563.72 an ounce. "The weaker dollar and concerns about China's economy are the factors behind...

  • *Chinese market falls 8 percent. Aug 24- Wall Street opened sharply lower on Monday with the Dow Jones industrial average losing more than a 1,000 points following a more-than 8 percent drop in Chinese shares and a selloff in oil and other commodities. The New York Stock Exchange invoked a rule saying market makers don't have to disseminate price indications...

  • *Chinese market falls 8 percent. Aug 24- Wall Street looked set for another rout on Monday following a more-than 8 percent drop in Chinese shares and a selloff in oil and other commodities, with the Dow set to open below 16,000 for the first time since February 2014. S&P 500 e-minis were down 64.5 points, or 3.27 percent, with 1,107,188 contracts traded at 8:43 a.m. ET.

  • *Europe bourses in 2015: http://link.reuters.com/pap87v. LONDON, Aug 24- European stocks slumped on Monday following a rout in Chinese markets, wiping hundreds of billions of euros off leading shares and sending one benchmark index to a seven-month low. It also sank to its lowest level since January, having lost more than a trillion euros in market value since...

  • Aug 24- Wall Street looked set for another rout on Monday as alarm bells rang across world markets following a more-than 8 percent drop in Chinese shares and a steep fall in prices of oil and other commodities. The lack of new measures from Beijing to support Chinese stocks following an 11 percent drop last week sparked a free-fall in global equities and a selloff...

  • *The lack of new measures from Beijing to support Chinese stocks following an 11 percent rout last week sparked a free-fall in global equities and a selloff in oil and commodities. *Oil fell more than 4 percent to a 6-1/ 2- year low, while London copper and aluminum futures hit their lowest since 2009.. *Alibaba fell 6.53 percent to $63.81, well below its IPO price of $68,...

  • *Europe bourses in 2015: http://link.reuters.com/pap87v. LONDON, Aug 24- European stocks slumped on Monday after a rout in Chinese markets, wiping hundreds of billions of euros off leading shares and sending one benchmark index to a seven-month low. "The events in China are clearly serious and demonstrate that the development model there is struggling to...

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 24- China stock markets slumped again on Monday, giving up all their gains for the year on a massive selloff that dragged down regional markets, with even some state media saying the government rescue attempt had now failed. As much as 80 percent of China's tradable stocks hit the downside limit during the day, and ominously all index futures...

  • Aug 24- U.S. stock index futures fell sharply on Monday as Chinese stocks plunged more than 8 percent after Beijing did not come through with further support in response to the market's rout last week. S&P 500 e-minis were down 46 points, or 2.33 percent, with 752,999 contracts traded by 6:24 a.m. ET. Nasdaq 100 e-minis were down 160.5 points, or 3.82 percent, on...

  • *Shanghai stocks lose 9 pct, lack of steps from Beijing disappoints. Safe-haven government bonds and the yen and the euro rallied as widespread fears of a China- led global economic slowdown and currency war kicked in. "It is a China driven macro panic," said Didier Duret, chief investment officer at ABN Amro.

  • LONDON, Aug 24- European stocks fell sharply at the open on Monday, wiping hundreds of billions of euros off the region's top share index, which hit a seven-month low after a rout in China unnerved global markets. The STOXX 600 Basic Resources Index, comprising mainly miners, and the oil& gas sector fell 5.5 percent and 3.2 percent respectively, as commodities...

  • Aug 24- Hong Kong stocks fell for the seventh day in a row, with key indexes slumping more than 5 percent on Monday amid global market turbulence and deepening worries about the Chinese economy. With the indexes breaking key technical support levels, some analysts say the market could fall further, citing China's economic slowdown, potential depreciation of the...