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Apple's stock suffers worst week since 2013

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Friday ended its worst week on the stock market since 2013 as worries festered about a slowdown in iPhone sales and after influential shareholder Carl Icahn revealed he sold his entire stake.<p>A 3D printed Apple logo is seen in front of a displayed stock graph …

Stock Markets

App that invests spare change on the stock market launches in Australia

If you regularly have 50 cents left over from your daily coffee purchase, you could be doing more with it than simply tossing it in a jar with all …

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Why is China's stock market falling and how might it affect the global economy?

Concerns about inflation, shares and interest rates are raised after ‘Black Monday’ chaos sees billions wiped off markets around the globe<p>China’s stock market has fallen sharply over recent weeks despite measures by officials in Beijing aimed at calming investors’ jitters and shoring up global …

Stock Markets

Asian Shares Seesaw as China Rate Cut Fails to Spark Rally

TOKYO — Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday and Shanghai's index fell despite Beijing's decision to cut a key interest rate to help stabilize gyrating financial markets and counter short liquidity.<p>The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell late in the day after spending most of the afternoon in …

Apple Shares Drop Below $100 Amid Wider Stock Market Downturn [Updated]

Apple shares dipped below $100 in pre-market trading today amid a wider Dow Jones and stock market downturn, with AAPL fluctuating around the $98-$100 mark prior to the Nasdaq and New York Stock Exchange opening bell at 9:30 AM Eastern. Apple shares last dropped below $100 in October 2014, four …

Market Rout Deepens As Deflation Jumps From Oil To Everything Else

<i>Be scared, or be bold? At $39 a barrel, oil is priced well below marginal cost, and giant oil companies now show dividend yields of 7%. Hope you have some dry powder.</i><p>In the early stages of a commodities downturn, lower prices help spur overall economic growth. Cheap inputs make manufactured goods …

Oil & Gas Industry

As the stock market gets rocked, let's remember this one thing about the crash of 1987

But as scary as that drop was, US economic growth was resilient, and gross-domestic-product growth never went negative.<p>This little anecdote about the 1987 crash is important to remember in light of this week's hemorrhaging stock market.<p>The big takeaway here is: Although a huge sell-off could slow …

Oil settles below $39 a barrel for the first time since Feb. 2009

The plunge in oil prices accelerated Monday in line with the selloff in global financial markets, with West Texas Intermediate crude futures settling …

Oil

Stock market correction could be the new financial crisis

The FTSE 100 index peaked on 27 April, just before the general election, and has been on the slide ever since. It is now down more than 10% from its peak, so fulfilling the definition of a correction.<p>On the face of it, there seems to have been no real reason for the slide in the FTSE 100 over the …

What a Chinese Population Boom Would Mean for the Stock Market

Chinese diaper makers, health-care providers and education companies would be among the biggest winners if President Xi Jinping shifts his economic …

Stocks plunge on global-growth fears; Dow enters correction

U.S. stocks plunged Friday, capping a week of carnage that sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average into correction territory as fears about China’s …

Stock Markets

The U.S. stock market had its worst day in 18 months. Are the good times over?

U.S. stocks dropped sharply on Thursday as concerns mount that China's economic struggles could soon have an impact on American companies.<p>All three …

Stock Markets

This brilliant world map shows countries scaled to the size of their stock markets

Sometimes it helps to take look the world through an unconventional perspective when thinking about the size of things.<p>So here's a pretty awesome map from Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Chief Investment Strategist Michael Hartnett that shows the world according to free-float equity market …

World stock markets fall again amid China worries

Worries about the health of China’s economy shook markets again Friday, hitting stocks in Asia and Europe.<p>Signs of a sharp slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy have rattled investors since Beijing surprised markets last week by devaluing its currency.<p>On Friday, an early gauge of China’s …

We Have Already Witnessed The First 1300 Points Of The Stock Market Crash Of 2015

What has been happening on Wall Street the past few days has been nothing short of stunning. On Thursday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted</b> …

Why the Market Meltdown Shouldn't Scare You Off Stocks

The advantage is with you, not the house<p>If you’re someone who’s wary of investing in the stock market, or at the very least are distrustful of the …

Stock Markets

China stocks crash 11% in a week

China's beleaguered stock market endured yet another sell off on Friday, shedding 4% to wipe away the remaining gains from a dramatic market rescue launched by Beijing in early July.<p>The benchmark Shanghai Composite closed just north of 3,500 points, a level that many analysts believe Beijing will …

Stock Markets

When the stock market last crashed, these sectors fared best

The stock market decline on Thursday and Friday was the worst in four years, as investors worrying about oil, China and Federal Reserve policy fled …

Stock Markets

Asian shares continue global downward trend

<b>Asian stocks saw sharp falls on Friday as mounting concerns over China's slowing economy continued to affect global markets.</b><p>It follows big falls in US and European markets on Thursday, with the Dow Jones dropping more than 2%.<p>China's Shanghai Composite index closed down 4.27% at 3,507.74 …