• Asia down as Wall Street knocked by tech sell-off, dollar sags

    25 days ago - By Reuters

    Asian stock markets slipped on Tuesday, extending sharp overnight losses on Wall Street as technology firms bore the brunt of worries about slackening demand, while the dollar sagged after weak U.S. data further sapped confidence in the currency.
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  • How major US stock indexes fared Monday

    25 days ago - By Chron

    Big technology and internet companies tumbled again Monday, leading to broad losses across the stock market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly fell 500 points.
    On Monday:
    The S&P 500 index dropped 45.54 points, or 1.7 percent, to 2,690.73.
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 395.78 points, or 1.6 percent, to 25,017.44.
    The Nasdaq composite plunged 219.40 points, or 3 percent, to 7,028.48.
    The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks gave up 30.99 points, or 2 percent, to 1,496.54.
    For the year:
    The S&P 500 is up 17.12 points, or 0.6 percent.
    The Dow is up 298.22 points, or 1.2...
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  • Villanova dropped out of the AP Top 25 Poll for the first time since 2013 and it could spell trouble for the Big East

    Villanova dropped out of the AP Top 25 Poll for the first time since 2013 and it could spell trouble for the Big East

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    In a nightmarish week for the Villanova Wildcats and head coach Jay Wright, the Michigan Wolverines came to the Pavillion and avenged their 2018 national championship loss to the tune of a 27-point blowout before Villanova lost a 76-68 overtime decision to the Furman Paladins Saturday night.
    The Wildcats subsequently fell out of the AP Top 25 Poll for the first time since 2013.
    With no other perennial college basketball powerhouses in the conference, the Big East lost all of its representation in the rankings for the first time since January 26, 1982.
    In the world of college basketball...
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  • Interest rates and fears of a mounting trade war send tech stocks lower

    Interest rates and fears of a mounting trade war send tech stocks lower

    25 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Shares of technology companies were battered in today's trading as fears of an increasing trade war between the U.S. and China and rising interest rates convinced worried investors to sell.
    The Nasdaq Composite Index, which is where many of the country's largest technology companies trade their shares, was down 219.4 points, or 3%, to 7,028.48. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 395.8 points, or 1.6%, to 25,017.44.
    Facebook, Alphabet , Apple, Netflix and Amazon all fell into bear trading territory, which means that the value of these stocks have slid more than 20%. CNBC has a...
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  • More losses from big tech companies pull stocks lower, knocking 500 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average

    25 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - More losses from big tech companies pull stocks lower, knocking 500 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
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