The world's financial markets are gripped by fear that an escalating trade rift between the United States and China may inflict far-reaching pain.
By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
Stocks around the world plunged Friday as investors feared that a trade conflict between the U.S. and China, the biggest economies in the world, would escalate.
By Marley Jay, Associated Press
The stock market took another nerve-wracking ride on Thursday, with the Dow Jones Industrials dropping more than 1,000 points. One explanation of this week's jitters is the idea that market prices are out of whack. So how low could we…
By Paul Solman
The market opened little changed on Thursday but started to fall in early trading and extended its losses throughout the morning.
By Associated Press
Global markets have been on a roller coaster ride for the past three days. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 500 points Tuesday morning, but ended up more than 500 points. John Yang learns more from Neil Irwin…
By Paul Solman
How low could the markets go? After the Crash of '29, the S&P index bottomed out in March of 1933 at around six. In other words, the S&P dropped by more than 80 percent. (The Dow actually fell by almost…
The Dow dropped by as many as 1,500 points, before rebounding to close the day down nearly 1,200 points.
Investors said the drop was partly due to fears of rising inflation, which could lead to an increase in interest rates in the coming months.
By PBS NewsHour
The Dow Jones and other indexes were already doing well when Donald Trump won the presidential election. And the overall jump of recent weeks has accelerated mightily, rising from just above 18,000 on election day to breaking 21,000 this week.
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