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Bring me the bleach: Investors seek stability as stocks fall

Nov. 21, 2018 3:06 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Goodbye iPhones and Facebook feed. Hello power plants and bleach. Since stocks began tumbling two months ago, investors haven't abandoned the market. At least, not all of it. In recent weeks, as they've pulled money out of funds that invest in go-go technology companies, they've also been...

Asian shares fall on sign of escalating US-China tensions

Nov. 21, 2018 1:39 AM EST

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets fell on Wednesday after a trade dispute between the U.S. and China stalled a weekend meeting, dimming hopes that it could be resolved once their leaders meet. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped 0.4 percent to 21,507.54 and the Kospi in South Korea was down...

Asian shares fall on sign of escalating US-China tensions

Nov. 20, 2018 10:36 PM EST

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets fell on Wednesday after a trade dispute between the U.S. and China stalled a weekend meeting, dimming hopes that it could be resolved once their leaders meet. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped 0.6 percent to 21,447.53 and the Kospi in South Korea was down...

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Nov. 20, 2018 4:42 PM EST

Stocks dropped again Tuesday as losses mounted for the world's largest technology companies. Retailers also fell, and energy companies plunged with oil prices as the market sank back into the red for the year. On Tuesday: The S&P 500 index skidded 48.84 points, or 1.8 percent, to 2,641.89. The Dow Jones...

Markets Right Now: Tech rout erases market's gain for year

Nov. 20, 2018 4:35 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing sharply lower, erasing the market's gains for the year, as losses for big technology companies like Apple mount. Apple sank 4.8 percent Tuesday. Retailers also fell sharply. Target plunged 10.5...

Tech stocks sink again, erasing market's gains for the year; Dow Jones Industrial Average drops 500 points

Nov. 20, 2018 9:57 AM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Tech stocks sink again, erasing market's gains for the year; Dow Jones Industrial Average drops 500 points.

Global stocks slide as futures point to Wall Street drop

Nov. 20, 2018 7:44 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — World stocks slid Tuesday and Wall Street was expected to drop again amid concerns about the tech sector dragged down U.S. indexes the day before. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX index lost 0.9 percent to 11,144 and France's CAC 40 shed 0.9 percent to 4,942. London's FTSE 100...

Asian stocks slide after Wall Street losses, Nissan arrest

Nov. 19, 2018 11:08 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks slid Tuesday after tech losses dragged down Wall Street and Nissan's chairman was arrested on charges of financial misconduct. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 1 percent to 2,675.69 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 lost 0.9 percent to 21,633.54. Hong Kong's Hang Seng...

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Nov. 19, 2018 4:51 PM EST

Big technology and internet companies tumbled again Monday, leading to broad losses across the stock market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly fell 500 points. On Monday: The S&P 500 index dropped 45.54 points, or 1.7 percent, to 2,690.73. The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 395.78 points, or 1.6...

Markets Right Now: Tech stocks lead a slump on Wall Street

Nov. 19, 2018 4:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing sharply lower on Wall Street, pulled down by more steep losses in big technology companies. Apple, Microsoft and Facebook all came under heavy selling pressure Monday. The losses came after the U.S....