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US stocks have suffered their biggest losses in more than two weeks as slashed European growth forecasts and warnings on the US-China trade dispute sent Wall Street into the red.
US stocks sold off to close the week down sharply, with fears of slowing global growth pushing all three major Wall Street indices down about 2%.
Wall Street has wavered despite data showing the US economy expanded at the fastest annual growth rate in almost four years.
Revived trade war fears have weighed on US and European bourses following tit-for-tat tariff announcements by the United States and China.
Wall Street has taken another tumble in the two days since President Donald Trump had launched a high-stakes trade confrontation with China.
Technology and petroleum-linked shares have been among the standouts as US stocks rose solidly to finish a choppy week on a positive note.
Investors weigh how seriously to take increasingly heated rhetoric between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-Un.
The US stock market's surge since the election has reignited a debate on valuation and whether the market can go higher still after hitting some significant milestones.
Traders have dumped retail US stocks after a weak report on American consumer spending added to worries about the strength of the economy.
Wall St stocks have finished decisively lower following a bruising session dominated by worries about tumbling oil prices and the slowing Chinese economy.
Wall Street stocks finished a banner month on a mostly positive note on optimism over US-China trade relations, while European bourses were pressured following tepid economic data.
Wall Street stocks have treaded water in early trade as second-quarter earnings season moved further into the home stretch with a flurry of media industry reports.
Global markets rose on Tuesday following upbeat earnings from Wall Street and improved investor appetite lifted stocks.
Dropbox shares have surged as the cloud data storage firm made its Wall Street debut following a public offering raising some $750m.
Tokyo stocks opened higher on Monday, supported by big gains on Wall Street last week as fears of accelerated US interest rate increases abated.
Wall Street stocks have surged to fresh records and have boosted other equity markets after US lawmakers took a key step toward enacting tax reforms.
Wall Street stocks have been flat in early trade ahead of an expected US congressional vote on health care seen as a proxy for President Donald Trump's agenda.
Wall Street stocks have risen after the US jobs report has shown hiring rebounded in June after a very weak performance in May.
Wall Street stocks have dropped in early trade, as US data show a modestly slowing service-sector activity and Costco and Kroger report disappointing sales.
US stocks have opened lower as the broad-based S&P 500 tried to eke out a gain for 2015 in the final trading session of the year.
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