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How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Nov. 14, 2018 4:56 PM EST

Technology companies and banks led stocks lower on a turbulent day on Wall Street, extending the market's slide to a fifth day. Bond prices rose Wednesday as traders shifted money into low-risk assets. Energy companies held up better than the rest of the market as the price of oil turned higher, breaking a 12-day...

Banks, insurers pull stocks lower; Oil snaps 12-day skid

Nov. 14, 2018 4:50 PM EST

A turbulent day of trading on Wall Street ended Wednesday with a fifth consecutive loss for the benchmark S&P 500 index. An early rally drove major indexes sharply higher but was gone by midday, leaving the market headed lower for the rest of the day. The Dow Jones Industrial Average swung from a high of 214...

Markets Right Now: Tech, banks lead US stock indexes lower

Nov. 14, 2018 4:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Technology companies and banks led stocks lower on Wall Street, extending the market's slide to a fifth day. Apple sank 2.8 percent Wednesday and JPMorgan Chase gave up 2.1 percent. Energy companies held up better...

Global shares dip after Wall Street falls over oil concerns

Nov. 14, 2018 8:06 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Concerns about political developments in Britain and Italy kept a lid on global stock markets on Wednesday. Meanwhile oil prices recouped some lost ground. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC slipped 0.4 percent to 5,082 while Germany's DAX fell .3 percent to 11,441. The FTSE 100 index of...

Asian shares lower after Wall Street falls over oil concerns

Nov. 13, 2018 10:17 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Wednesday, after the steepest drop in oil prices in more than three years put investors in a selling mood on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 inched down 0.1 percent to 21,779.22 in early trading, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 1.3...

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Nov. 13, 2018 4:58 PM EST

Energy companies led a sell-off on Wall Street Tuesday that extended a losing streak for the S&P 500 index to a fourth day. The steepest fall in oil prices in more than three years weighed on energy stocks. Worries over rising production around the world and weakening demand have driven the 12-day slide in...

Markets Right Now: Plunging oil prices sink energy stocks

Nov. 13, 2018 4:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. The steepest fall in oil prices in more than three years pulled energy stocks lower on Wall Street, extending a losing streak for the S&P 500 index to a fourth day. The price of U.S. crude plunged 7.1 percent...

Stocks recover from tech sell-off, oil down on Trump warning

Nov. 13, 2018 6:55 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Stock markets stabilized Tuesday after a sell-off led by technology shares dragged Wall Street sharply lower the day before. The price of oil fell after U.S. President Donald Trump said Saudi Arabia should not cut production, as it had said it would. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX...

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street tech sell-off

Nov. 12, 2018 11:25 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks sank Tuesday after a tech sell-off dragged Wall Street lower. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 tumbled 3.2 percent to 21,554.45 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 1.1 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index was off 0.2 percent at 2,625.37 and Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 gave up 1.9...

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Nov. 12, 2018 4:49 PM EST

Stocks closed sharply lower Monday, pulling the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 600 points. Technology stocks led the broad market slide after a report that suggested Apple cut back orders significantly from a parts supplier rattled investors. Banks also took heavy losses. On Monday: The S&P 500 index...