Stocks continue to slump on fears about inflation – and whether the Federal Reserve can bring down prices without sparking a recession.
U.S. stocks fell sharply Monday as investors worried about a growing number of coronavirus infections outside China, and possible fallout for the global economy.
A new study found investors were significantly more likely to bet a company's stock price was going to increase if the company had more women on staff compared with other companies.
World markets reacted to the Dow's 800-point drop on Wednesday and the release of economic data hinting that a global recession may be looming.
The bond market is worried the trade war, slowing global growth and a drop in oil prices are signs the economy is slowing and may be heading for a recession. Nervousness spilled over into stocks too.
The U.S. market wiped out its 2018 gains on Wednesday. Japan's Nikkei 225 index sank sharply on the open but leveled off, regaining some lost ground.
The Dow lost a total of more than 1,100 points in the past two days amid rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China. Japan's Nikkei dived 4.5 percent, and indexes also fell in Europe.
On Oct. 19, 1987, Wall Street had its single worst trading day ever. Even after three decades, Black Monday still marks the biggest one-day crash, and its impact continues to reverberate.
Wall Street doesn't exactly love Hillary Clinton, but it knows what to expect from her. That's not true of Trump. This election will be "a very big deal economically," Dartmouth's Eric Zitzewitz says.