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Here are Friday’s worst stock-market performers as oil takes the market down

Here are Friday’s worst stock-market performers as oil takes the market down

On the worst day for oil prices in more than five years, the broad U.S. stock indexes took another beating on Friday. • The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.98% was down 256.5 points, or 1%, to close at 25,864.78. • The S&P 500 index SPX, -1.70% fared considerably worse, with a …

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Breakingviews – Breakdown: Coronavirus goes global

Breakingviews - Breakdown: Coronavirus goes global

NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) – It’s not time to panic, but it is time to face reality. The coronavirus is spreading around the world. China’s unprecedented efforts slowed the spread of the new disease officially known as Covid-19, but that’s merely won some time. Infected people have now been detected …

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Labor Gains and Pains – WSJ

Labor Gains and Pains - WSJ

Workers put up support scaffolding on the side of a building in Washington, D.C. Photo: andrew caballero-reynolds/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Friday’s labor report for January was better than expected coming amid China’s coronavirus outbreak that is causing global economic uncertainty. The jobs growth trend is a testament to the U.S. economy’s …

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