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  • Global Stocks Hold Steady After Oil-Price Jump

    International stocks traded little changed Friday, a day after crude oil surged on hopes that a price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia will ease. By late morning in Hong Kong, stock benchmarks in Australia, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai had risen or fallen less than 0.5%. S&P 500 futures rose 0.8%, suggesting U.S. markets could inch up when they open later in the day.

  • U.S. Stocks Gain, Led by Energy Companies

    By Joe Wallace, Chong Koh Ping and Karen Langley. U.S. stocks rose Thursday on signs of potential easing in the oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia, raising hopes for the battered energy sector. Major indexes pushed higher mid-morning after President Trump suggested on Twitter that talks between the two feuding nations could lead to a cut in oil production.

  • Global Stocks Steady After Selloff, Oil Leaps 10%

    Global stocks steadied Thursday after U.S. equities endured their worst start to a new quarter on record, while oil jumped 10% on hopes of an end to the price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia. Futures tied to the S&P 500 rose 1.4%, suggesting the blue-chip index may recover some of its losses when trading gets under way in New York. European stocks ticked higher, pushing the Stoxx Europe 600 index up 0.4%, after a mixed session for equities in Asia.

  • Stocks Close Down 4% as Second Quarter Starts With More Losses

    By Alexander Osipovich, Avantika Chilkoti and Frances Yoon. Stocks opened the second quarter with a bruising selloff on Wednesday after President Trump issued a stark warning on the coronavirus pandemic, raising fears about its impact on the U.S. economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 973.65 points, or 4.4%, to 20943.51, marking its worst-ever first day of a quarter.

  • Stocks Close Down 4% as Second Quarter Starts With More Losses

    By Alexander Osipovich, Avantika Chilkoti and Frances Yoon. Stocks fell Wednesday after President Trump issued a stark new warning on the spread of the novel coronavirus, putting investors on edge about the damage that the pandemic could inflict on the world's largest economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 974 points, or 4.4%, in afternoon trading, a day after the index closed out its worst quarter since 1987. The S&P 500 fell 4.4%, while the Nasdaq Composite was also...

  • Stocks Fall 5% as Second Quarter Starts With More Losses

    By Alexander Osipovich, Avantika Chilkoti and Frances Yoon. Stocks fell Wednesday after President Trump issued a stark new warning on the spread of the novel coronavirus, putting investors on edge about the damage that the pandemic could inflict on the world's largest economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 1,076 points, or 4.9%, in afternoon trading, a day after the index closed out its worst quarter since 1987. The S&P 500 fell 5.1%, while the Nasdaq Composite was down...

  • U.S. Stocks Fall as Second Quarter Starts With More Losses

    By Alexander Osipovich, Avantika Chilkoti and Frances Yoon. Stocks fell Wednesday after President Trump issued a stark new warning on the spread of the novel coronavirus, putting investors on edge about the damage that the pandemic could inflict on the world's largest economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 930 points, or 4.2%, in afternoon trading, a day after the index closed out its worst quarter since 1987. The S&P 500 fell 4.4%, while the Nasdaq Composite was down...

  • U.S. Stocks Fall as Second Quarter Starts With More Losses

    By Alexander Osipovich, Avantika Chilkoti and Frances Yoon. Stocks fell Wednesday after President Trump issued a stark new warning on the spread of the novel coronavirus, putting investors on edge about the damage that the pandemic could inflict on the world's largest economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 901 points, or 4.1%, in afternoon trading, a day after the index closed out its worst quarter since 1987. The S&P 500 fell 4.3%, while the Nasdaq Composite was down...

  • U.S. Stocks Extend Fall in Midday Trading

    By Alexander Osipovich, Avantika Chilkoti and Frances Yoon. Stocks fell Wednesday after President Trump issued a stark new warning on the spread of the novel coronavirus in the U.S., reviving concerns about the potential damage to the world's largest economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 909 points, or 4.1%, in midday trading, a day after the index closed out its worst quarter since 1987. The S&P 500 fell 4.4%, while the Nasdaq Composite was down 3.9%.

  • U.S. Stocks Fall After Trump Issues Warning on Pandemic

    By Alexander Osipovich, Avantika Chilkoti and Frances Yoon. Stocks fell Wednesday after President Trump issued a stark new warning on the spread of the novel coronavirus in the U.S., reviving concerns about the potential damage to the world's largest economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 748 points, or 3.4%, in midday trading, a day after the index closed out its worst quarter since 1987. The S&P 500 fell 3.7%, while the Nasdaq Composite was down 3.1%.

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