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Stocks fall sharply on Wall Street; Dow Jones sinks 3.8%
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| February 28th | 2020  10:14AM
Stocks fall sharply on Wall Street; Dow Jones sinks 3.8%
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell sharply in early trading Friday and were on track for their worst week since October 2008 as the spreading coronavirus threatens to derail the global economy. The virus outbreak has been shutting down industrial centers, emptying shops and severely crimping travel all over the world. More companies are…
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Chinese national sentenced to prison for trade secrets theft
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| February 28th | 2020  10:10AM
Chinese national sentenced to prison for trade secrets theft
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Chinese national who admitted stealing trade secrets from a U.S. petroleum company has been sentenced to two years in federal prison. Hongjin Tan, 36, pleaded guilty in November to theft of a trade secret in connection to his work as a scientist at a Phillips 66 research facility in Bartlesville, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) north of Tulsa.
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EU welcomes Kosovo cut to Serbia tariffs, US says not enough
Mike Pompeo, Hashim Thaci
| February 28th | 2020  9:54AM
EU welcomes Kosovo cut to Serbia tariffs, US says not enough
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Kosovo's decision to partially lift a 100% tariff on Serbian goods was hailed Friday by the European Union but not supported by the United States, which wants the tariff dropped completely. Prime Minister Albin Kurti on Thursday said the measure would come into effect from March 15 and would only apply to raw materials…
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Stocks open sharply lower on Wall Street; Dow sinks 1.8%
Fred DeMarco
| February 28th | 2020  9:43AM
Stocks open sharply lower on Wall Street; Dow sinks 1.8%
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening sharply lower on Wall Street, putting the market on track for its worst week since October 2008 during the global financial crisis. U.S. indexes fell 1.8% following steep losses in Europe and Asia. The rout is driven by fear that the virus that emerged in China will derail the global economy. Investors continue to buy up low-risk assets like bonds, sending yields to record lows.
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Markets slide, auto show canceled as virus impact spreads
Markets slide, auto show canceled as virus impact spreads
| February 28th | 2020  9:28AM
Markets slide, auto show canceled as virus impact spreads
LONDON (AP) — Stock markets are heading for their worst week since 2008, Europe's top auto show has been canceled and companies keep lowering their earnings estimates. Here's a look at the latest developments: MARKETS: Share indexes are down sharply again, with losses of over 3% in Japan and Germany. Wall Street is expected to drop further, with futures down 1%.
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US consumer spending slowed in January while incomes jumped
US consumer spending slowed in January while incomes jumped
| February 28th | 2020  8:54AM
US consumer spending slowed in January while incomes jumped
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans pulled back on their spending in January, even as their incomes surged, a sign the economy was growing modestly before the threat of coronavirus arose. The Commerce Department said Friday that consumer spending increased 0.2% last month, down from 0.4% in December and the smallest gain since October. Incomes,…
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German unemployment steady at 5% in February
German unemployment steady at 5% in February
| February 28th | 2020  8:42AM
German unemployment steady at 5% in February
BERLIN (AP) — Unemployment remained steady in February in Germany, despite overall weakness in Europe's largest economy, the Federal Labor Agency said Friday. The rate sat at 5%, when adjusted for seasonal factors — the figure used by most economists — where it has been for months. In unadjusted terms, it remained for the second month…
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Coronavirus fear touches off a global run on face masks
Coronavirus fear touches off a global run on face masks
| February 28th | 2020  8:37AM
Coronavirus fear touches off a global run on face masks
Fear of the spreading coronavirus has led to a global run on sales of face masks despite evidence that most people who aren't sick don't need to wear them. Many businesses are sold out, while others are limiting how many a customer can buy. Amazon is policing its site, trying to make sure sellers don't gouge panicked buyers. In South Korea, hundreds lined up to buy masks from a discount store.
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Market corrections: scary but also, in some cases, necessary
Market corrections: scary but also, in some cases, necessary
| February 28th | 2020  8:27AM
Market corrections: scary but also, in some cases, necessary
NEW YORK (AP) — After six days of being pounded by a virus-induced, global sell-off, U.S. markets hit a milestone this week. The S&P 500 has dropped more than 10% from the record highs set just over a week ago as a fast-spreading new virus raises the specter of damaged economies and tumbling sales for companies in the U.S., Asia, Europe and elsewhere.
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Geneva auto show canceled as Switzerland bans large events
Geneva auto show canceled as Switzerland bans large events
| February 28th | 2020  8:05AM
Geneva auto show canceled as Switzerland bans large events
GENEVA (AP) — The Geneva auto show was canceled after the Swiss government put an immediate ban Friday on all public and private events involving more than 1,000 people in order to halt the spread of the new coronavirus. The ban on big events will last until at least March 15, one of the latest major steps by governments to fight an outbreak that has infected more than 82,000 people and killed over 2,700 worldwide.
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Market corrections; scary but sometimes a good thing
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| February 28th | 2020  7:51AM
Market corrections; scary but sometimes a good thing
NEW YORK (AP) — After six days of being pounded by a virus-induced, global sell-off, U.S. markets hit a milestone this week. The S&P 500 has dropped more than 10% from the record highs set just over a week ago as a fast-spreading new virus raises the specter of damaged economies and tumbling sales for companies in the U.S., Asia, Europe and elsewhere.
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Global stocks fall again on fear of virus impact on economy
Global stocks fall again on fear of virus impact on economy
| February 28th | 2020  7:50AM
Global stocks fall again on fear of virus impact on economy
Global stock markets plunged further Friday on spreading fears over the impact of the new coronavirus, with some indexes set to close out their worst week since the depths of the financial crisis in 2008. Germany's DAX skidded as much as 5% before stabilizing, Tokyo and Shanghai closed 3.7% lower. Wall Street looked set for more losses a day after enduring its biggest one-day drop in nine years.
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Market correction
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| February 28th | 2020  7:25AM
Market correction
NEW YORK (AP) — After six days of being pounded by a virus-induced, global sell-off, U.S. markets hit a milestone this week. The S&P 500 has dropped more than 10% from the record highs set just over a week ago as a fast-spreading new virus raises the specter of damaged economies and tumbling sales for companies in the U.S., Asia, Europe and elsewhere.
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Barclays bankers acquitted over fraud charges in Qatar deal
Government policy news icon
| February 28th | 2020  6:33AM
Barclays bankers acquitted over fraud charges in Qatar deal
LONDON (AP) — Three former Barclays bankers have been cleared of fraud over a 4 billion-pound ($5.2 billion) investment deal with Qatar at the height of the global financial crisis in 2008. The three men — Roger Jenkins, Thomas Kalaris and Richard Boath — were acquitted Friday after a five-month trial at London's Old Bailey. The case…
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Investors are Waiting for the Real Cronos to Stand Up
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| February 27th | 2020  1:00AM
Investors are Waiting for the Real Cronos to Stand Up
In the span of a couple of weeks, there has been good news and bad news about Cronos Group (NASDAQ:CRON). The good news came on February 11 when the company received news that suggests it may be one of the most well-positioned cannabis stocks for the long haul. The bad news came on February 26 when the company abruptly postponed the delivery of its…
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TJX Companies (TJX) Immune to Virus
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| February 27th | 2020  1:00AM
TJX Companies (TJX) Immune to Virus
Despite the coronavirus's best efforts to take down the stock market with no prisoners in recent days, TJX Companies (NYSE: TJX) had just the remedy shareholders were looking for.  The off-price department store released red hot Q4 earnings on Wednesday that crushed analyst expectations and sent the stock to all-time highs. Both the top line and…
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Best Buy's Fourth-Quarter Earnings Buoyed by Strong Holiday Sales
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| February 27th | 2020  1:00AM
Best Buy's Fourth-Quarter Earnings Buoyed by Strong Holiday Sales
There's a dichotomy between mall-focused retail and stand-alone store retail that seems to be growing with each new earnings report that emerges. While stores like Foot Locker and American Eagle falter, and perennial anchor stores from Sears (OTCMKTS: SHLDQ) to Macy's (NYSE: M) to JCPenney (NYSE: JCP) report losses and closures, stores like Home Depot (NYSE: HD), Lowe's (NYSE:LOW), and others show improvements.
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Goldman Sachs Downgrades 2020 Growth To Zero, And They're Being Generous
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| February 27th | 2020  1:00AM
Goldman Sachs Downgrades 2020 Growth To Zero, And They're Being Generous
I Can’t Say I Didn’t See That One Coming Goldman Sachs (GS) shocked the market this morning when lead-analyst David Kostin downgraded 2020 EPS growth to zero. I say shocked because the market was already spooked. The spreading coronavirus threatens to shut down the global economy in a way the trade war never could. Supply chains around…
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Staying Rational on a Big Down Day in the Market
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| February 27th | 2020  1:00AM
Staying Rational on a Big Down Day in the Market
It can certainly be stressful to see a huge down day in the stock market. Considering the fact that the S&P 500 experienced the largest two-day drop since 2015 this week, many investors are starting to wonder if the sell-off has only just begun. One of the problems with a long-term bull market is that it can lull investors into a false sense of…
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