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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...

Charles Schwab Buys TD Ameritrade in Brokerage Blockbuster

NEW YORK — Charles Schwab is buying rival TD Ameritrade in a $26 billion stock swap, a blockbuster agreement accelerated by massive disruption in the online brokerage industry. Competitive pressure has already forced brokerages to make it free for customers...
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Stocks Edge Higher; S&P 500 Heads for Another Week of Gains

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks edged higher in midday trading on Friday as solid gains from health care companies offset a sliding technology sector. The index is headed for a fourth straight weekly gain, even after some volatility during the week caused by a swing...
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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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US Stocks Climb Amid Signs of a Thaw in US-China Trade War

Stocks marched broadly higher on Wall Street in midday trading Monday after President Donald Trump claimed China was willing to reopen talks on the costly trade war that has roiled markets and dimmed the outlook for global economic growth. "It always seems ...