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Economy Dec 31Stock market suffers worst year since 2008 financial crisis
The S&P 500 ended the year down 6.2 percent and the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 5.6 percent.
Economy Dec 26Wall Street makes holiday rebound with its best day in 10 years
The Dow Jones Industrial Average shot up more than 1,000 points — its biggest single-day point gain ever — rising nearly 5 percent as investors returned from a one-day Christmas break.
Nation Dec 24U.S. stocks plunge on Christmas Eve
The major indexes on Wall Street fell another 2 percent Monday, making it very possible that the market will end this month as the worst December for stocks since 1931.
Economy Dec 06Dow plunges again on fears of heightened tensions with China
The arrest of a senior Chinese technology executive overshadowed some positive comments on trade from Beijing on Thursday.
Economy Dec 03Stocks open higher on U.S.-China trade truce
The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped more than 400 points in early trading Monday.
Economy Nov 23S&P 500 again dips into ‘correction’ territory
The S&P index is down 10.2 percent from its last all-time high set Sept. 20.
Economy Nov 12U.S. stocks tumble, led by tech giants
Technology stocks took some of the biggest losses Monday as the market came off a two-week winning streak.
Economy Oct 24Stock sell-off extends losing streak, led by tech companies
The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite bore the brunt of the sell-off, leaving it more than 10 percent below its August peak, what Wall Street calls a "correction." The Dow and S&P 500 erased their gains for the year.
Economy Oct 23Dow Jones dives more than 500 points following slide in global markets
Investors are growing increasingly unsettled by the prospects for China's economy and the cost of President Donald Trump's aggressive trade policies.