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US Stocks Tumble Amid Global Sell-Off; Dow Falls 430

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks tumbled following a sell-off in markets in Europe and Japan Monday after China announced a sharp rise in cases of a deadly new virus that threatens to crimp global economic growth. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 each...
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Saudi Aramco Gains 10% in Debut to Clinch Top Seat at $1.8T

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia's oil company Aramco gained 10% in its first moments on the stock market Wednesday in a dramatic debut that held until closing and pushed its value up to $1.88 trillion, surpassing Apple as the largest listed company in the ...
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Yes, Stocks Are Up Again. No, Recession Worries Aren’t Gone

NEW YORK — The U.S. economy is sending some worrying signals about a possible recession, yet the stock market has gone on a what-me-worry ride toward record heights. What gives? Put simply, while the stock market watches the economy, the two don't always...
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US Stocks Move Higher as China Eases Trade Tensions

Stocks rose broadly on Wall Street in afternoon trading Wednesday as investors welcomed China's move to exempt some U.S. products from a recent round of tariffs. Technology, health care and communication ser...
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Leonardo DiCaprio Helps Create New Environmental Alliance

NEW YORK — Leonardo DiCaprio is joining with billionaire investors and philanthropists Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth to create a new nonprofit environmental powerhouse charged with tackling climate change and the loss of biodiversity. The new organiza...