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Traders work on the floor of the NYSE in New York

Stocks drop in early trading

All three of the major US averages are lower Monday morning despite China's Shanghai Composite gaining nearly 5%.
Traders work on the floor of the NYSE in New York

Stocks climb as Wall Street’s focus shifts to earnings

Stocks jumped Friday as Wall Street shook off fears about rising rates and the prospect of slowing economic growth around the world.
The United States has an incredibly vibrant and productive economy, but there could be trouble looming.

The US economy was just ranked the world’s most competitive, but a closer look at the country’s ‘weakening social fabric’ coul...

While the United States was ranked as the top country for overall economic competitiveness in a recent report from the World Economic Forum, there were some troubling warnings about certain aspects of American society.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York

Stocks stumble for a 2nd day as oil sinks to a one-month low

Stocks slipped Thursday as Wall Street fretted over Federal Reserve signals they interpreted as more hawkish than expected, cementing fears about rising rates that had led to a global sell-off last week.
Traders work on the floor of the NYSE in New York

The Dow sinks more than 200 points

The three major US indices slipped Wednesday as an earnings-fueled rally lost steam and ahead of Federal Reserve meeting minutes, with Wall Street still on edge following a sell-off that had battered global stocks last week.

Trump’s unusual Fed bashing raises the stakes of a policy blunder that damages the economy

President Donald Trump is blaming the Federal Reserve for the stock market's sell-off. Some investors have also pointed to concern about higher interest rates as a driver for the selling. By entering the debate, Trump is raising the stakes of a monetary-policy error.
A woman holds a Union flag umbrella in front of the Big Ben clock tower (R) and the Houses of Parliament in London October 4, 2014.

It looks like the UK has bounced back from its economic slump — but it is still headed for its worst year since the financial crisis

The British economy may finally have gotten itself out of the deep rut it entered at the end of 2017, but it still looks to be headed for its worst year since the financial crisis in terms of pure economic growth.
Traders celebrate after the closing bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 6, 2018.

The Dow jumps as much as 400 points

Following the worst couple of days on Wall Street since February, stocks staged a recovery on Friday amid signs inflationary pressures remain in check despite a humming economy, and as earnings season kicked off with strong postings from major banks.

Stocks swing between gains and losses after Wall Street’s worst day in 8 months

Wall Street opened below key levels Thursday but found some relief from tamer-than-expected inflation data, a day after worries about rising rates and trade tensions sparked a sharp sell-off in global markets.

Brazil’s currency is soaring after far-right candidate wins first round of presidential election

Brazil's currency jumped Monday following presidential elections over the weekend, where far-right fringe candidate Jair Bolsonaro easily secured a spot in a runoff scheduled for later this month.