• Inflation And Global Growth Worries Send Stocks Lower As Oil Slide Continues

    10 days ago - By Forbes

    A continued slide in oil prices and disappointing news out of China seems to have underscored fears about global economic growth, even as investors appear to worry about the Fed's reaction to inflation in the United States.
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  • How major US stock indexes fared Friday

    10 days ago - By Chron

    U.S. stocks fell Friday as a combination of weak economic data from China and disappointing earnings hurt technology and internet companies. Crude oil prices fell for the 10th day in a row.
    On Friday:
    The S&P 500 index fell 25.82 points, or 0.9 percent, to 2,781.01.
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 201.92 points, or 0.8 percent, to 25,989.30.
    The Nasdaq composite skidded 123.98 points, or 1.6 percent, to 7,406.90.
    The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies lost 28.72 points, or 1.8 percent, to 1,549.49.
    For the week:
    The S&P 500 rose 57.95 points, or 2.1 percent.
    The Dow added 718.47...
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  • Wall St drops on worries over China, oil prices

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    Wall Street's three major indexes closed down on Friday after weak Chinese data and volatile oil prices raised concerns about global growth. Julia Sun reports.
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  • Stocks skid as tech companies fall; oil plunge continues

    10 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - U.S. stocks fell Friday as a combination of weak economic data from China and disappointing earnings hurt technology and internet companies. Crude oil prices fell for the 10th day in a row.
    Auto sales in China fell in October for the fourth month in a row and are down 13 percent from a year ago, the latest sign its economy is under pressure. Concerns about China's economy and its trade dispute with the U.S. contributed to the global stock market skid in October. The stocks that fared the worst during that time included tech and internet companies and retailers, which all took...
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  • Slump in oil prices and China data weighs on stocks

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    Stocks around the globe suffered their biggest drop in two weeks on Friday as weak Chinese economic data sapped demand for equities while oil prices weakened again on Friday.
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