Claire Ballentine and Vildana Hajric

Government, Business, Technology

Stocks Hit Six-Week Low as Tech Slide Accelerates

An investor looks at stock price movements on screens at a securities company in Beijing. An investor looks at stock price movements on screens at a securities company in Beijing. (Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images)

Technology shares pushed U.S. stocks to a six-week low as investors searched for new catalysts to give direction to global markets. The dollar strengthened and Treasuries were little changed.

September 18, 2020
Government, Business

Global Stocks Erase 2020 Losses Amid US Rally

A view inside the Tokyo Stock Exchange in December 2018. Employees work inside the Tokyo Stock Exchange in December 2018. (Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg News)

A gauge of global equities erased its losses for the year as U.S. stocks climbed on optimism that officials will come to terms on fresh economic stimulus. Gold extended gains amid speculation interest rates will stay low for longer.

August 6, 2020