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Losses were significantly greater than in other global markets. Hong Kong’s property companies were among the biggest decliners. European markets opened down 1 percent to 2 percent, following drops in stocks in China, Taiwan and South Korea. Futures markets were forecasting that Wall Street would open about 1 percent lower later on Friday. Other markets …

The coronavirus has Carson Block thinking about his career choices. The founder of San Francisco-based Muddy Waters, who made his name shorting Chinese stocks, told MarketWatch in an interview that the current divide between stock-market valuations and the “underlying economy” may lure him into public service so he can do his part in addressing what …

European stocks advanced on Tuesday, putting markets on track to end a three-session losing run. Up 17% from the lows of March, the Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP, +1.83% rose 1.8%. The gains tracked a reversal on Wall Street on Monday, when early-session losses evaporated and investors bid technology stocks higher. Stocks mostly shrugged off a …

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing out a tumultuous week with broad gains, led by familar names in technology including Apple. The S&P 500 rose 1.4% Friday, but still ended the week lower, breaking a two-week winning streak. Stocks meandered between gains and losses for much of the morning then rose steadily in the …

By STAN CHOE, DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA NEW YORK (AP) — In a manic week full of previously unthinkable market moves, Wall Street ended Friday with one reminiscent of what things were like before the coronavirus outbreak upended everything. The S&P 500 glided to a gain of 1.4%, with Apple, Microsoft and other …

Stocks opened higher Thursday, after weekly jobless claims topped 4.4 million, but were down from a week earlier. Earnings news and spiking oil prices influenced early trade, as investors waited on a federal stimulus vote. Casino owners rallied after a bullish outlook from Las Vegas Sands. Walmart lagged on the Dow Jones today, tripped up …

Asia Pacific stocks were mixed in Monday afternoon trade as China cut its benchmark lending rate. Mainland Chinese stocks were higher by the afternoon. The Shanghai composite gained 0.3% while the Shenzhen composite edged 0.654% higher. That came as China cut its one-year loan prime rate to 3.85% from 4.05%. The five-year loan prime rate was …

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Friday and also posted gains for the week, boosted by a surge in Boeing shares, President Donald Trump’s plan to reopen the coronavirus-battered economy and hopes of a potential drug by Gilead to treat COVID-19. The Nasdaq added 6.1% for the week and registered its biggest two-week percentage gain …

European stocks advanced after the Easter weekend break, with the German DAX DAX, +1.05% rising 1.3% in early trade and the U.K. FTSE 100 UKX, +0.00% up 0.3%. U.S. stock futures also were stronger, with the futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average YM00, +1.12% up 330 points. The optimism came amid data showing a …