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Noel Randewich

Think the S&P 500 is in bad shape? Its components look worse

8:52pm GMT

SAN FRANCISCO Wall Street's worst week since 2008, sparked by fears about the fast-spreading coronavirus, has left almost half of the S&P 500's stocks in bear market territory, just nine days after the leading benchmark closed at a record high.

SmileDirectClub sell-off gives short sellers reason to grin

26 Feb 2020

Traders short selling SmileDirectClub had a lot to smile about on Wednesday, earning paper profits of over $115 million as the online dental company's stock plummeted 26% following a disappointing quarterly report.

Coronavirus fears pull U.S. chip index into a correction

25 Feb 2020

SAN FRANCISCO Wall Street's main semiconductor benchmark tumbled into correction territory on Tuesday in its deepest four-day rout since the financial crisis, as the coronavirus spread further around the world and deepened fears about the global economy.

Wall St's dismal Mondays often followed by upbeat weeks - Bespoke

25 Feb 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 25 If history is a guide, Wall Street may quickly recover from Monday's steep sell-off sparked by worsening fears about the coronavirus.

Coronavirus sparks deepest S&P 500 drop since early 2018

24 Feb 2020

SAN FRANCISCO The S&P 500 suffered its worst day in two years on Monday as a surge in coronavirus cases outside China rattled investors already worried about valuations following recent record highs.

Virgin Galactic looks like newest cult stock as short sellers dig in

19 Feb 2020

SAN FRANCISCO Wall Street's newest cult stock appears to be Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc , as investors drive shares of the space tourism company to sky-high levels and short sellers dig in their heels.

Virgin Galactic looks like newest cult stock as short sellers dig in

19 Feb 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 19 Wall Street's newest cult stock appears to be Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc, as investors drive the space tourism stock to sky-high levels and short sellers dig in their heels.

20 years after dot-com peak, tech dominance keeps investors on edge

18 Feb 2020

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK As Wall Street approaches the 20th anniversary of the piercing of the dot-com bubble, today's decade-old rally led by a few small players shows some similarities that cautious investors are keeping an eye on.

Tesla-Kursfeuerwerk elektrisiert und schockiert zugleich

10 Feb 2020

New York Ähnlich kontrovers wie Firmenchef Elon Musk ist die Reaktion der Börsianer auf den jüngsten Höhenflug beim Elektroauto-Bauer Tesla: Die einen sind Fans der Kult-Marke und jubeln über das Kursplus von mehr als 400 Prozent seit Mai vergangenen Jahres.

Tesla's surge inspires fans to buy, skeptics to dig in, drives fear of missing out

07 Feb 2020

NEW YORK Pretty much everyone on Wall Street has an opinion about Tesla .

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