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  • Donald Trump Nov 20, 2018

    Dow Drops 600 Points, Erases 2018 Gains as Target Drags Down

    The major U.S. stock indexes fell sharply on Tuesday and turned negative for the year as a decline in Target shares pressured retailers, while the most popular tech shares dropped again. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 606 points and the S&P 500 plunged 2 percent. The Nasdaq Composite also dropped more than 2 percent. The Dow and S&P 500...

  • Donald Trump Oct 29, 2018

    Stocks Tumble Again on Report US Plans More Tariffs

    Fear that the Trump administration will announce tariffs on all remaining imports from China helped knock U.S. stocks from a strong early gain to another sharp loss Monday. Technology companies sank again after Bloomberg News reported that the U.S. is planning new tariffs if the two sides don’t make progress in trade talks next month. Technology and internet companies, industrials...

  • Europe Oct 25, 2018

    Dow Industrials Drop Another 1,000 Points as Selling Spreads

    Stocks plunged again Thursday, and for the second time in four days the Dow Jones industrial average sank more than 1,000 points. The two best-known stock market indexes, the Dow and the Standard & Poor’s 500, have dropped 10 percent from their all-time highs, set Jan. 26. That means they are in what is known on Wall Street as a...

  • Amazon Oct 25, 2018

    Tech Companies Lead Another Steep Sell-Off in US Stocks

    Another torrent of selling gripped Wall Street Wednesday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeting more than 600 points and erasing its gains for the year. The Nasdaq composite, with a hefty roster of tech stocks, bore the brunt of the sell-off, leaving it more than 10 percent below its August peak, what Wall Street calls a “correction.”

  • China Oct 12, 2018

    Stock Market Experts Say This Is a Stumble, Not a Plunge

    Woah, what was that? After months of relative calm, Wall Street has been jolted by a sudden run of turbulent trading. The swoon wiped more than 1,300 points from the Dow Jones Industrial Average over two days and dragged the benchmark S&P 500 index down more than 5 percent. The VIX index, which measures how worried traders are about a...

  • United States Oct 12, 2018

    Despite Sell-Off, Your 401(K) Should Be Fine If You Don't Mess With It

    Though the recent stock market volatility is likely giving investors motion sickness, financial advisors are reminding them that it might be best for them to hang on through the decline. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by 800 points on Wednesday. Stocks continued their descent on Thursday morning.

  • China Oct 12, 2018

    Stock Market Experts Say This Is a Stumble, Not a Plunge

    Woah, what was that? After months of relative calm, Wall Street has been jolted by a sudden run of turbulent trading. The swoon wiped more than 1,300 points from the Dow Jones Industrial Average over two days and dragged the benchmark S&P 500 index down more than 5 percent. The VIX index, which measures how worried traders are about a...

  • Technology Oct 11, 2018

    Dow Industrials Sink 831 Points as Tech Companies Plunge

    U.S. stocks plunged Wednesday as investors, fearful that rising interest rates and trade tensions could hurt company profits, ramped up their selling of high-flying technology and internet stocks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 831 points, its worst loss in eight months. The losses were widespread, and stocks that have been the biggest winners on the market suffered steep declines....

  • Donald Trump Oct 2, 2018

    How NAFTA 2.0 Will Shake Up Business as Usual

    American dairy farmers get more access to the Canadian market. U.S. drug companies can fend off generic competition for a few more years. Automakers are under pressure to build more cars where workers earn decent wages. The North American trade agreement hammered out late Sunday between the United States and Canada, following an earlier U.S.-Mexico deal, shakes up — but...

  • China May 29, 2018

    Dow Drops Nearly 400 Points After Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan Lead Bank Stock Tumble

    U.S. stocks sank Tuesday amid political turmoil in Italy that sent the euro tumbling and ongoing difficult trade talks with China. Bank stocks led the decline, CNBC reported. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 391.64 points — or 1.58 percent — to finish at 24,361.45 amid losses in Goldman Sachs, Boeing, and J.P. Morgan Chase. At its lows, the index...

  • Apple Apr 20, 2018

    Stocks Tumble as Apple Drags Tech Sector Lower

    Stocks dropped on Friday as a decline in Apple pushed the technology sector lower. A rise in interest rates also kept a lid on equities, CNBC reported. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 201.95 points, or 0.8 percent, to 24,462.94 as Apple as the worst-performing stock in the index. The Nasdaq composite declined 1.3 percent to close at 7,146.13. Read More

  • Donald Trump Apr 2, 2018

    Dow Falls More Than 450 Points, Amazon Leads Tech Lower

    On the first trading day of April, which is also the first trading day of the second quarter, stocks are tanking thanks to a combination of anxiety about a trade war, and fears about the tech industry getting hit with regulation, CNBC reported. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged 596 points, with Intel as the worst-performing stock in the index....

  • Donald Trump Mar 30, 2018

    Trump Blasts Amazon Over Taxes, US Postal Delivery

    President Donald Trump took another shot at Amazon.com Thursday, tweeting that the online retailer pays “little or no taxes” and that it uses the U.S. Postal Service as “their Delivery Boy.” Trump’s frustrations with Amazon are no surprise. He has accused the company of not paying enough taxes before, and in December tweeted that the U.S. Postal Service should charge...

  • Donald Trump Mar 29, 2018

    Amazon Shares Fall After Report Trump Wants to ‘Go After' Company

    The Nasdaq composite closed lower for a second straight day on Wednesday as technology stocks failed to recover from steep losses seen in the previous session, CNBC reported. The tech-heavy index fell 0.8 percent to 6,949.23 as Amazon, Netflix and Apple pulled back 4.4 percent, 4.9 percent and 1.1 percent, respectively. At its session high, the Nasdaq rose as much as 0.4 percent. Read More

  • Donald Trump Mar 23, 2018

    Why US Consumers Could Feel Impact of Trump's China Tariffs

    From toys to clothes to shoes to cellphones, Americans buy a half-trillion dollars’ worth of goods from China each year — the biggest haul of imports from any one country. And that means the prices of many such products could surge as a result of President Donald Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on up to $60 billion of imports from China.

  • United States Mar 20, 2018

    Dow Drops More Than 100 Points After Hot Inflation Data Rattles Wall Street

    U.S. stocks opened lower on Wednesday after a data release showed inflation rose more than expected last month, CNBC reported. The Dow Jones industrial average declined 127 points at the open. The S&P 500 fell 0.4 percent, with energy as the worst-performing sector. The Nasdaq composite pulled back 0.3 percent. The consumer price index rose 0.5 percent in January. Economists...

  • Donald Trump Mar 19, 2018

    Markets Close Down as Facebook Drags Tech Stocks Lower

    U.S. stocks pulled back on Monday as a decline in Facebook pressured the technology sector. Wall Street also paid attention to Washington after a Twitter meltdown from President Donald Trump, CNBC reported. The Nasdaq composite dropped 1.8 percent as Facebook dropped 6.8 percent. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 335 points, with Caterpillar as the worst-performing stock in the index....

  • United States Feb 8, 2018

    Stock Indexes End Lower After Wobbly Day

    Stocks closed lower on Wednesday after trading in a wide range again as interest rates climbed back toward multi-year highs, CNBC reported. The S&P 500 pulled back 0.5 percent to 2,681.66 after rising as much as 1.2 percent, logging its biggest one-day reversal since February 2016. The Dow Jones industrial average closed 19.42 points lower at 24,893.35, notching its biggest...

  • Donald Trump Feb 6, 2018

    Good News Was Actually Bad News for the Stock Market

    The long, smooth, record-setting ride on Wall Street is over. The stock market pullback that experts had been saying was long overdue has finally come. Investor fears about higher interest rates escalated into rapid, computer-generated selling Monday that wiped out all the market’s gains for the year. At one point, the Dow Jones industrial average dropped 1,000 points in less...

  • Japan Feb 6, 2018

    Asian Shares Tumble After Dow Has Worst Day Since 2011

    Asian markets were rattled Tuesday by the miseries on Wall Street, with Japan’s Nikkei 225 index briefly dipping more than 7 percent, but investors seemed to be taking the gyrations in stride. The Tokyo benchmark bounced throughout the day, ending 4.7 percent lower at 21,610.24. All regional bourses were battered a day after the Dow Jones industrial average suffered its...

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