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S&P drops to eight-month low on global growth worries

(Reuters) – The S&P 500 fell to an eight-month low on Monday as Apple Inc, as well as financial and healthcare sectors led losses on mounting worries over global growth, the U.S.-China trade war and uncertainty over Britain’s exit from the European Union. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., December ...

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Global stocks extend slump as global growth worries mount

TOKYO (Reuters) – Global stocks extended their slump on Monday, with U.S. equity futures and Asian shares sliding on worries over slowing growth and fears that a fresh flare-up in tensions between Washington and Beijing could quash chances of a trade deal. FILE PHOTO: Men look at stock quotation boards outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Issei ...

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Global shares mixed as trade worries loom; oil surges

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Concerns over China-U.S. trade tensions gave European shares their worst week of losses in two months and sank U.S. stocks on Friday, overshadowing the lift from higher oil prices and jobs data. While Europe was higher on the day with a small recovery after three sessions of heavy losses, the trade standoff between Washington and Beijing ...

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Shares mixed, Wall Street drops on trade worries; oil surges

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock markets around the world were mixed, with U.S. shares retreating on Friday amid continuing concerns over U.S.-China trade ties, while pledges by key oil producers to trim output boosted oil prices. Oil prices surged 4 percent after big Middle East producers in OPEC agreed to reduce output to drain global fuel inventories and support the ...

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S&P 500, Dow slip on trade worries, but end off of lows

(Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Dow industrials ended slightly negative but well above their session lows in volatile trading on Thursday as the arrest of a Chinese technology executive fanned fears of U.S-China tensions over trade, while some beaten-up big technology and internet shares posted gains. Following a rare midweek U.S. trading holiday, stocks tumbled at the outset of ...

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Futures drop as Huawei executive arrest fans China-U.S. worries

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks were set to tumble on Thursday as the arrest of a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei for extradition to the United States sparked fears of a flare-up in Sino-U.S. tensions, while sliding oil prices added to the pressure. A trader works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York ...

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Wall Street tumbles, spooked by growth and trade worries

(Reuters) – Wall Street tumbled more than 3 percent on Tuesday, led lower by bank and industrial shares, as the U.S. bond market sent unsettling signs about economic growth and investors worried anew about global trade. A prominent Federal Reserve official’s comments about the path of interest rate hikes added to the uncertainty for investors, as did setbacks for Britain’s ...

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Wall St drops 3 percent on trade and economic worries

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., December 3, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street tumbled more than 3 percent on Tuesday, led lower by bank and industrial shares, as the U.S. bond market sent unsettling signs about economic growth and investors worried anew about global trade. The ...

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