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Global stocks edge up, oil drops as China virus worries abate

22 Jan 2020

NEW YORK World stock markets gained back some ground on Wednesday as investors took heart from measures to curb the spread of a flu-like virus from China, while oil prices tumbled on a forecast for a market surplus.

Investors see smoother path for U.S. stocks as Warren's election odds slip

16 Jan 2020

NEW YORK Traders are less worried about political uncertainty in the run-up to the U.S. presidential election, with former Vice President Joe Biden remaining strong in the polls while Senator Elizabeth Warren has lost ground. | Video

S&P 500 snaps win streak as Middle East tensions push down Wall Street

03 Jan 2020

NEW YORK Wall Street's major indexes fell from record highs on Friday after a U.S. air strike in Iraq ratcheted up tensions in the Middle East and a bigger-than-expected contraction in the U.S. manufacturing sector raised concerns of slowing economic growth. | Video

US STOCKS-Wall Street slides on Middle East tensions, weak manufacturing data

03 Jan 2020

* Indexes down: Dow 0.61%, S&P 0.47%, Nasdaq 0.52% (Updates to late afternoon, changes byline, adds NEW YORK dateline)

Wall Street starts 2020 with new records on China stimulus, trade hopes

02 Jan 2020

NEW YORK Wall Street's major indexes notched record highs to open the new year on Thursday, as fresh economic stimulus from China added to optimism fueled by easing trade tensions and an improving global outlook. | Video

US STOCKS-Wall St opens 2020 with new records on China stimulus, trade hopes

02 Jan 2020

* Casino stocks up as Macau December sales drop less than feared

Wall Street edges higher; S&P closes decade with nearly 190% gain

31 Dec 2019

NEW YORK Wall Street's major indexes edged higher on Tuesday on a renewed rally fueled by trade optimism, capping off a decade of handsome returns in which the benchmark S&P 500 rose nearly 190%. | Video

US STOCKS-S&P 500 inches lower as year-end record rally cools off

31 Dec 2019

* Dow falls 0.14%, S&P dips 0.06%, Nasdaq up 0.09% (Updates to mid-afternoon, changes byline, adds NEW YORK to dateline)

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