Sunday, February 5, 2023

All posts tagged "Wall Street"

  • Stocks Slump the most in 3 Months on New China Worries

    NEW YORK – Stocks and oil prices plunged again Thursday on spreading fears that China’s economy, a major engine of global growth, is sputtering. It was the worst one-day drop since late September, and the main U.S....

    • Posted January 7, 2016
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  • Apple Stock Slumps amid iPhone Sales Worries

    SAN FRANCISCO – Apple fans keep buying iPhones, but Wall Street keeps worrying the company won’t be able to match last year’s blistering sales pace. Shares in the world’s most valuable company have fallen more than 15...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • Monsanto Eliminates 1,000 More Jobs to Cut Costs

    WASHINGTON – Monsanto said Wednesday it will eliminate another 1,000 jobs as it expands a cost-cutting plan designed to deal with falling sales of biotech-corn seeds and other financial headwinds. The additional layoffs will bring the agriculture...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • Sanders Vowing to Break up Banks During First Year in Office

    NEW YORK – Characterizing Wall Street as an industry run on “greed, fraud, dishonesty and arrogance,” Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders pledged to break up the country’s biggest financial firms within a year and limit banking fees...

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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  • Chinese Investors Swearing Off Stocks After Price Turmoil

    BEIJING – Yang Lihua was one of millions of small investors Beijing encouraged to join a stock-buying frenzy last year. But the Shanghai newspaper editor sold after prices collapsed in June and she vowed never to return....

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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  • Global Stocks Mostly Lower as China Jitters Linger

    SEOUL, South Korea – Global stock markets were weaker Tuesday even as China’s benchmark stabilized a day after plunging nearly 7 percent. European stocks opened mostly lower. France’s CAC 40 fell 0.3 percent to 4,507.35 and Germany’s...

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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  • Stocks Sink Around the World on First Trading Day of 2016

    NEW YORK – The new year got off to an inauspicious start on Wall Street as stocks tumbled Monday in a global sell-off triggered by new fears of a slowdown in China and rising tensions in the...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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