The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 fell sharply on Tuesday and turned negative for the year as a decline in Target shares pressured retailers.
U.S. Treasury debt prices were higher Tuesday morning as investors fled volatile equity markets in favor of the relative safety of government debt.
European markets were sharply lower Tuesday afternoon, extending the latest wave of global selling.
Oil fell on Tuesday, folding under the weight of a broad stock market sell-off that undercut support to prices earlier in the day from expectations that OPEC will introduce new output curbs.
Gold prices were steady on Tuesday as the dollar was pressured by weak U.S. economic data and a clouded interest rate outlook.
The dollar rallied from a two-week low on Tuesday as a sell-off in world stock markets spurred safe-haven bids and investors worried about slowing global growth.
Shares of Japanese automakers Nissan plunged 5.45 percent on the day after the arrest of company chairman Carlos Ghosn over allegations of financial misconduct.
Stocks dropped sharply on Monday as the biggest and most popular technology stocks plunged. Facebook and Apple led the losses.
Treasury yields fell on Monday after the release of weaker-than-forecast housing data while concerns over global trade plagued investors.
European stocks moved lower Monday as uncertainty persisted about the U.K.'s future relationship with the European Union.
Gold inched up on Monday as the dollar fell, but the metal stayed in a tight range as investors held off on big moves ahead of the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday.
Oil prices came under pressure from growing supply but found support in a reported drawdown of U.S. crude inventories, potential European Union sanctions on Iran and possible OPEC production cuts.
The dollar dropped to two-week lows on Monday, pressured by cautious comments about the U.S. economy from Federal Reserve officials suggesting the central bank may be nearing the end of its tightening cycle.
Competition between the U.S. and China over the Pacific was thrown into the spotlight at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Papua New Guinea.
Stocks posted sharp weekly losses on Friday after a strong downturn in technology shares.
Treasury yields slipped on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official said the central bank was getting closer to reaching its neutral rate.
European stocks ended marginally lower on Friday afternoon, as investors continued to closely monitor the ongoing political turmoil in the U.K.
The dollar fell broadly on Friday in the wake of cautious comments from two U.S. Federal Reserve officials about global economic growth, while sterling rose following losses tied to fears about a Brexit deal.
Gold rose as much as 1 percent as the dollar fell after U.S. Federal Reserve officials made cautions comments that fed doubt about the outlook for interest rate hikes, while palladium hit a record high driven by worries about short supplies.
Oil rose on Friday on hopes that supply cuts will be agreed at OPEC's December meeting, but pulled back sharply from session highs.