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China virus fears spook U.S. shares, oil prices

24 Jan 2020

NEW YORK U.S. shares and crude prices fell sharply on Friday as investors moved into safe-haven assets amid concerns that a spreading virus from China would curb travel and hurt economic demand.

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. shares, oil prices slump as China virus fears spread

24 Jan 2020

* Oil drops more than 2%, heads for weekly loss (Updates with afternoon trading)

GLOBAL MARKETS-Positive eurozone data pushes global equity markets higher

24 Jan 2020

NEW YORK, Jan 24 Global equity markets rebounded on Friday, with the U.S. Nasdaq Composite Index hitting a record high, as investors took in positive economic data from Europe and worried less about the potential economic toll of the coronavirus outbreak in China.

Bargain hunters fire up rally in cannabis stocks

24 Jan 2020

NEW YORK Some cannabis stocks are seeing their prices surge as investors hunt for winners in the ashes of an industry shakeout that hammered share prices last year.

Coronavirus fears weigh on global equity markets

23 Jan 2020

NEW YORK The biggest tumble in Chinese stocks in more than eight months led global equity markets lower on Thursday as concern mounted about the coronavirus outbreak in China. | Video

GLOBAL MARKETS-Coronavirus fears weigh on global equity markets

23 Jan 2020

NEW YORK, Jan 23 The biggest tumble in Chinese stocks in more than eight months led global equity markets lower on Thursday as concern mounted about the coronavirus outbreak in China.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Coronavirus fears weigh on global equity markets

23 Jan 2020

NEW YORK, Jan 23 The biggest tumble in Chinese stocks in more than eight months led global equity markets lower Thursday as concern mounted about a new coronavirus outbreak in China.

Investors extend largest pullback from U.S. stock funds since 2016

22 Jan 2020

NEW YORK Investors pulled $4.5 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold U.S. stocks last week, extending the longest consecutive pullback from the domestic stock market since the spring of 2016, according to data released on Wednesday by the Investment Company Institute.

Which company just hit $1 trillion? Google it.

17 Jan 2020

NEW YORK As Google-parent Alphabet Inc became on Thursday the fourth U.S. company to top a market value of more than $1 trillion, some funds holding its shares are wondering whether now is the time to cash in on the stock's extraordinary gains. | Video

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