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U.S. stock futures rose late Sunday, following a steep selloff Friday sparked by fears of the global economic impact of a worrisome new strain of COVID-19. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YM00, +0.49% gained about 150 points, or 0.4%, as of 6:10 p.m. Eastern. S&P 500 futures

Wall Street stocks skidded sharply lower on Black Friday as investors reacted to fresh travel bans resulting from the discovery in South Africa of a new variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -2.53%, the S&P 500 index

U.S. stocks fell and bond yields rose Wednesday, pointing to another bumpy day on Wall Street as investors gird for a spell of higher inflation, driven by roaring energy markets. The S&P 500 dropped 0.9%. The broad stocks index rose 1.1% on Tuesday, clawing back some losses incurred in a technology-driven selloff at the start […]

Global markets dropped, tracking a technology-driven selloff in U.S. shares, and as investors confronted fresh concerns about the health of China’s property sector. Big tech stocks are especially sensitive to changes in bond yields, which affect the values that investors ascribe to far-off future profits. Higher yields have put the sector under pressure in recent […]

LONDON — European stocks advanced on Wednesday, looking to shrug off market nerves after a rate-induced sell-off in the U.S. in the previous session. The pan-European Stoxx 600 climbed 0.8% in early trade, with retail stocks adding 1.2% to lead gains while oil and gas stocks dropped 0.8%. Europe investors are closely watching movements in […]

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