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  • Chinese Stocks Snap Winning Streak as Global Markets Weaken

    International stock markets fell Friday, tracking declines in the U.S., with China's benchmark stock index ending a sharp rally. The Shanghai Composite Index closed 1.95% lower at 3383.32, with insurers, banks, and coal and steel companies among the biggest individual decliners. Hong Kong's Hang Seng tumbled 2.1%, while stock benchmarks in Japan, South Korea and Australia shed 0.6% to 1.1%.

  • U.S. Stocks Drop as Investors Grow Cautious About Reopening

    The S&P 500 dropped Thursday as investors continued to back away from bets on a smooth reopening from the coronavirus shutdowns. Fresh data showed that initial unemployment claims in the U.S. remain elevated, and the number of confirmed new Covid-19 cases in the U.S. hit a new single-day high Wednesday. The broad U.S. stock index pulled back, dropping 17.89 points, or 0.6%, to 3152.05.

  • U.S. Government Bond Yields Hit Lowest Closing Level Since April 24 -- Update

    U.S. government bond yields fell to a nearly 11- week low Thursday after another well-received bond auction helped ease investors' concerns about the growing supply of Treasurys. Yields, which fall when bond prices rise, held steady overnight. But they dropped near the start of the U.S. trading session when U.S. stock indexes started to fall.

  • U.S. Stocks Close Lower as Jobless Claims Remain Elevated

    U.S. stocks dropped Thursday as investors continued to back away from bets on a smooth reopening from the coronavirus shutdowns. Fresh data showed that initial unemployment claims in the U.S. remain elevated, and the number of confirmed new Covid-19 cases in the U.S. hit a new single-day high Wednesday. The S&P 500 pulled back Thursday, dropping 0.6% as of the 4 p.m.

  • U.S. Stocks Drop as Jobless Claims Remain Elevated

    U.S. stocks dropped Thursday as investors continued to back away from bets on a smooth reopening from the coronavirus shutdowns. Fresh data showed that initial unemployment claims in the U.S. remain elevated, and the number of confirmed new Covid-19 cases in the U.S. hit a new single-day high Wednesday. The S&P 500 pulled back Thursday, dropping 0.2%.

  • U.S. Stocks Drop as Jobless Claims Remain Elevated

    U.S. stocks dropped Thursday as investors continued to back away from bets on a smooth reopening from the coronavirus shutdowns. Fresh data showed that initial unemployment claims in the U.S. remained elevated, and the number of confirmed new Covid-19 cases in the U.S. hit a new single-day high Wednesday. After surging more than 40% from its March low, the S&P 500 pulled back Thursday, dropping 0.8%.

  • U.S. Stocks Drop as Jobless Claims Remain Elevated

    U.S. stocks dropped Thursday as fresh data showed new unemployment claims remained elevated and investors continued to back away from bets on a smooth economic reopening. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 508 points, or 1.9%, on track for its worst day in two weeks. The S&P 500 dropped 1.6%, with all 11 sectors losing ground.

  • U.S. Stocks Drop as Jobless Claims Remain Elevated

    U.S. stocks dropped Thursday as fresh data showed new unemployment claims remained elevated and investors continued to back away from bets on a smooth economic reopening. The broad U.S. stock index dropped 1.4%, with all 11 sectors losing ground. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.8%, about 468 points.

  • U.S. Stocks Tick Lower As Jobless Claims Remain Elevated

    The S&P 500 edged lower Thursday after fresh data showed new unemployment claims remained elevated. The broad U.S. stock index dropped 0.2%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.5%, about 130 points. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite added 0.3%.

  • Global Stocks Edge Higher, Led by China Rally

    China's stock market zoomed ahead for the eighth day in a row, leading global markets higher on hopes for a sustained economic recovery from coronavirus lockdowns. The Shanghai Composite rose 1.4% Thursday, extending a winning streak that is now the longest since January 2018. The index is up 15% since the start of July as individual investors bet on a strong economic recovery. Stock indexes in Europe pushed higher, with the pan-continental Stoxx Europe 600 gaining 0.4%.

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