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April Joyner

Trade tensions may dent defensive armor of consumer staples stocks

06 Jun 2019

NEW YORK Shares of consumer staples companies are commonly seen as a safe harbor among U.S. equities but may be more susceptible to the fallout from tensions between the United States and its trading partners than other defensive sectors such as utilities and real estate.

Wall St. edges higher after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes

24 May 2019

NEW YORK Wall Street's major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors. | Video

US STOCKS-Wall St clings to slight gains after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes

24 May 2019

* Indexes up: Dow 0.45%, S&P 500 0.29%, Nasdaq 0.29% (Updates to late afternoon; changes byline, adds NEW YORK to dateline)

Trade tensions slam Wall St. as global growth worries mount

23 May 2019

NEW YORK U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of companies in growth and cyclical sectors, with energy and technology leading declines, on fears that the escalating U.S.-China trade war would stymie global economic growth. | Video

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Global growth worries slam Wall St as trade tensions persist

23 May 2019

NEW YORK, May 23 U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of technology companies as well as businesses in cyclical sectors on fears that the escalating trade war between United States and China would stymie global economic growth.

Renewed U.S.-China trade tensions push down Wall Street

22 May 2019

NEW YORK Wall Street's major indexes dipped on Wednesday as inflamed trade tensions between the United States and China weighed on investor sentiment. | Video

US STOCKS-Trade tensions push down Wall Street

22 May 2019

* Qualcomm slumps after judge rules it violated antitrust law

Wall St. rises as Huawei reprieve boosts tech shares

21 May 2019

NEW YORK Shares of technology companies helped lift Wall Street on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased curbs on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, alleviating investor concerns about pressure on future corporate results in the sector. | Video

Wall St. rises as tech shares rebound after Huawei reprieve

21 May 2019

NEW YORK Shares of technology companies helped push Wall Street forward on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased curbs on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, alleviating investor concerns about pressure on future corporate results in the sector.

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