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Stocks finish mostly higher after upbeat economic data

Stocks were mostly higher Wednesday as markets turned attention away from trade-war fears and toward upbeat economic data. The dollar slipped, and Treasury yields jumped.
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Stocks shake off ‘heavily priced in’ trade war escalations between the US and China

Stocks rose Tuesday as markets shrugged off major escalations in the US-China trade war. The dollar and Treasury yields edged higher.
China -- which has been accused by the US of not doing enough to rein in its longtime ally -- has maintained that political dialogue is the only solution

Stocks tumble as markets brace for Trump’s next round of tariffs

Stocks fell Monday as markets braced for major escalations in the US-China trade war. The Nasdaq Composite dropped nearly 1.5%, with companies like Apple earlier warning tariffs could force them to raise costs. The dollar and Treasury yields slid.
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A spike in 10-year Treasury yields could trigger a financial crisis to rival the Great Depression

The next bear market in the United States is likely to be caused by a spike in 10-year Treasury yields and would risk setting off a $10 trillion crash in US household assets, according to Martin Feldstein, the president emeritus of the US National Bureau of Economic Research.

Stocks jump as tech, energy rally

Stocks rose Tuesday as trade war fears took a backseat to energy and tech rallies. Apple surged ahead of the unveiling of new iPhones set for Wednesday. The dollar and Treasury yields edged higher.

Stocks close mostly lower as Wall Street braces for US-China trade war escalations

Stocks were mixed Thursday as trade concerns continued to loom over Wall Street. Tech resumed selling for a third straight session, a day after Congress grilled executives from Twitter and Facebook about political content and security measures. The dollar and Treasury yields fell.
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Stocks fall as tech takes a beating

Stocks were mostly lower Wednesday, with the Nasdaq Composite dropping more than 1%, as Congress questioned executives from Twitter and Facebook. The dollar fell, and Treasury yields remained largely unchanged.
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Stocks kick off September in the red

Stocks fell Tuesday, with technology and industrials leading indices lower, as trade tensions around the globe kept markets on edge. Amazon, on the other hand, hit a $1 trillion market value, a month after Apple became the first company to hit the milestone. The dollar and Treasury yields jumped.

Stocks sink after report says Trump could follow through with tariffs on $200 billion worth Chinese imports to the US

Stocks fell sharply Thursday after Bloomberg reported the Trump administration could follow through with tariffs on roughly $200 billion worth of Chinese imports as soon as the public comment period next week.
Traders celebrate after the closing bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 6, 2018.

Stocks hit all-time highs as tech rallies

Strong economic data and optimism for easing global trade tensions powered the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite to touch record highs for a fourth straight session Wednesday. The dollar fell, and Treasury yields inched higher.