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A man wearing a face mask walks past statues of bulls in Beijing, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. Asian stock markets fell further Friday on spreading virus fears, deepening an global rout after Wall Street endured its biggest one-day drop in nine years. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
February 28, 2020 - 4:43 am
Global stock markets plunged further Friday on spreading virus fears, deepening a global rout after Wall Street endured its biggest one-day drop in nine years. Germany's DAX skidded more than 5%, Tokyo and Shanghai closed 3.7% lower and New York markets looked set for more losses with the futures...
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February 27, 2020 - 5:40 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — This week’s big sell-off on Wall Street suggests stocks have finally caught up to the bond market, where fear of an economic slowdown has been evident for months. Signs that the new coronavirus that originated in China is now spreading to other parts of the world rattled...
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FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2020, file photo trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 27. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 27, 2020 - 9:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening sharply lower on Wall Street, extending a weeklong rout and bringing the Dow Jones Industrial Average 10% below the record high it hit two weeks ago. Investors continue to dump stocks and shovel money into ultra-safe assets like bonds as they fear that the...
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People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Shares fell in Asia on Thursday after President Donald Trump announced the U.S. was stepping up its efforts to combat the virus outbreak that began in China. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
February 26, 2020 - 11:54 pm
Shares fell in Asia on Thursday after President Donald Trump announced the U.S. was stepping up its efforts to combat the virus outbreak that began in China. Japan's Nikkei 225 index lost 2.1% to 21,951.78, while in Australia, the S&P ASX/200 dropped 0.8% to 6,653.50. In South Korea, where 334...
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James Denaro monitors stock prices at the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
February 26, 2020 - 5:25 pm
Major U.S. stock indexes gave up early gains and closed mostly lower Wednesday, extending the market’s heavy losses for the week. The benchmark S&P 500 fell for the fifth straight day after swinging between a 0.6% loss and 1.7% gain. Smaller company stocks bore the brunt of the selling. The...
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James Denaro monitors stock prices at the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
February 26, 2020 - 5:06 pm
Major U.S. stock indexes gave up early gains and closed mostly lower Wednesday, extending the market’s heavy losses for the week. The benchmark S&P 500 fell for the fifth straight day after swinging between a 0.6% loss and 1.7% gain. Smaller company stocks bore the brunt of the selling. The...
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James Denaro monitors stock prices at the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
February 26, 2020 - 4:07 pm
Stocks gave up early gains and ended lower, extending their losses for the week. Worries about economic fallout from the virus outbreak that originated in China has fueled a sharp sell-off that wiped out the market's gains for the year. Energy stocks sank along with the price of oil. Cruise...
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James Denaro monitors stock prices at the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
February 26, 2020 - 3:40 pm
Major U.S. stock indexes edged mostly lower Wednesday afternoon as a rally in technology companies offset some of the losses elsewhere in the market. The benchmark S&P 500 was modestly lower after swinging between a 0.6% loss and 1.7% gain. Smaller company stocks were down sharply. The bond...
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FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2020, file photo specialist Erica Fredrickson works with a colleague on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 25. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 25, 2020 - 7:37 pm
Stocks fell sharply again on Wall Street Tuesday, piling on losses a day after the market's biggest drop in two years as fears spread that the growing virus outbreak will put the brakes on the global economy. Nervous investors snapped up low-risk U.S. government bonds, sending the yield on the 10-...
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FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2020, file photo specialist Erica Fredrickson works with a colleague on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 25. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 25, 2020 - 5:22 pm
Stocksfell sharplyagain on Wall Street Tuesday, piling on losses a day after the market's biggest drop in two years as fears spread that the growing virus outbreak will put the brakes on the global economy. Nervous investors snapped up low-risk U.S. government bonds, sending the yield on the 10-...
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