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Buoyed by company earnings, world markets look past virus death toll

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global markets showed further signs of stabilization on Wednesday as investors looked past a rising death toll from China’s coronavirus outbreak to tiptoe back into shares and out of safe-haven assets such as the yen and German bonds. FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians leave and enter the London Stock......
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Asian shares turn red as Hong Kong tumbles on China virus

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares erased earlier gains on Wednesday, swinging into negative territory as a spike in new Chinese virus cases sent Hong Kong stocks tumbling and fueled fears about economic impact of the outbreak. FILE PHOTO: An investor uses his mobile phone in front of a stock quotation......
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Global stocks rebound in broad rally, safe-havens lose luster

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global equity markets rebounded in a broad rally on Tuesday and some safe-haven assets lost a bit of their appeal as investors took a less pessimistic view of the potential economic fallout from China’s coronavirus outbreak. Gold fell and the Japanese yen eased against the dollar,......
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U.S. business investment weak; consumer confidence at five-month high

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods dropped by the most in eight months in December and shipments were weak, suggesting business investment contracted further in the fourth quarter and remained a drag on economic growth. FILE PHOTO: The view from one of the ship-to-shore cranes at......
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Wall Street opens higher after Monday’s selloff

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FILE PHOTO: A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., January 24, 2020. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo (Reuters) – U.S. stock indexes opened higher on Tuesday after the S&P 500 suffered its worst day in nearly four months......
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Wall Street set to recover after turbulent Monday

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(Reuters) – U.S. stock indexes were on track to recover on Tuesday after the S&P 500 suffered its worst day in nearly four months in the previous session on fears that a coronavirus outbreak could hit global economic growth. FILE PHOTO: A trader works on the floor of the New......
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Coronavirus infects Asia stocks with exposure to China

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Shares of companies highly exposed to China’s economy tumbled across Asia on Tuesday on rising concern about the impact of global travel bans associated with a virus outbreak, and even as some stocks involved in preventative health spiked. FILE PHOTO: Investors look at computer screens showing stock......
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Stocks crumble as China virus toll mounts, safe havens in favor

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks took a battering on Tuesday as the death toll from a virus in China climbed, leaving investors fretting over the widening economic fallout from the outbreak and lifting bonds on expectations central banks would need to keep stimulus flowing. FILE PHOTO: A decoration for celebrating......
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Stocks crumble as China virus toll mounts, safe havens in demand

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks extended a global selloff on Tuesday as China took more drastic steps to combat a deadly new coronavirus, while bonds shone on expectations central banks would need to keep stimulus flowing to offset the likely economic drag. FILE PHOTO: A decoration for celebrating new year......
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Stocks crumble as deadly coronavirus spreads, safe havens in demand

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks extended a global selloff on Tuesday as China took more drastic steps to combat the coronavirus, while bonds found favor on expectations central banks would need to keep stimulus flowing to offset the likely economic drag. FILE PHOTO: A decoration for celebrating new year is......
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Wall Street tumbles as virus fuels economic worry

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks suffered their worst day in over three months on Monday as China extended the Lunar New Year holiday due to a virus outbreak, fueling worries about the economic impact of containment efforts in the world’s second largest economy. The benchmark S&P 500 suffered its......
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‘Buy the dip,’ one stock options signal says

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – As concerns over the spread of the coronavirus rattle stocks, a corner of the options market is signaling that the current selloff may be short-lived. The term structure between first-month futures VXc1 and second- VXc2 and third-month VXc3 futures on the Cboe Volatility Index .VIX inverted......
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Wall Street drops as virus stokes economic concerns

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell more than 1% on Monday as investors worried about the economic impact of a virus outbreak in China as containment efforts including travel bans have been put in place in the world’s second largest economy after the country extended the Lunar New Year......
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Task force pushes U.S. lawmakers to strengthen insider trading rules

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FILE PHOTO: Joon H. Kim, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announces federal charges against Akayed Ullah in connection with Monday’s bombing at the New York Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan, in New York, U.S., December 12, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDernid WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A......
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Wall Street tumbles as virus fears hit travel, growth stocks

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(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes fell more than 1% on Monday as investors worried about the economic fallout of a virus outbreak in China that has prompted the country to extend the Lunar New Year holidays and businesses to close some operations. The benchmark S&P 500 was jolted off......
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Wall Street skids as virus fears hit tech, travel stocks

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(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes fell more than 1% on Monday as investors worried about the economic fallout of a virus outbreak in China that has prompted the country to extend the Lunar New Year holidays and businesses to close some operations. FILE PHOTO: A trader works on the......
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Travel, tech stocks lead Wall St. lower as China virus fears mount

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell more than 1% on Monday as investors worried about the economic fallout of the fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak in China that has prompted the country to extend the Lunar New Year holidays and businesses to close some operations. FILE PHOTO: A trader works on the floor......
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Wall Street opens 1% lower on growing China virus fears

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FILE PHOTO: A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., January 24, 2020. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (Reuters) – U.S. stocks opened more than 1% lower on Monday, on concerns about the financial fallout of a fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak......
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Futures tumble on fears of financial hit from China virus

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(Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures fell sharply on growing concerns about the financial fallout of a fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak in China as the country extended the Lunar New Year holidays and more big businesses shut down. FILE PHOTO: A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock......

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