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International Business Machines Corp. shares dropped the most in four years Wednesday after the company missed analysts’ quarterly revenue estimates, ending a short-lived streak of sales gains and casting doubt on its strategy to boost growth through new businesses like

Billionaires have won big in the long-running bull market that may be teetering on the edge of ending. But they’re also set to lose big. Over the past week, the world’s wealthiest have collectively dropped about $ 50 billion in

The biggest slide in U.S. stock prices since February has some investors nervous, but U.S. officials expressed calm at today’s International Monetary Fund meeting in Bali, Indonesia, Bloomberg reports. “The fact that there’s somewhat of a correction given how much

One of the least celebrated aspects of bull markets is that they are like lush, overgrown forests. Every new record set by stock indexes is that much more foliage that’s ready to burn, should someone throw a match into the

Rising interest rates spooked investors on Wednesday, who fled from the stock market, concerned about the prospects of a major slowdown in economic growth and corporate profits. Tech stocks were hit particularly hard. While the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

Papa John’s ugly year of turmoil may finally bring shareholders some welcome news: Trian Fund Management, a hedge fund led by activist investor Nelson Peltz, is evaluating a takeover of the pizza chain, the Wall Street Journal reports. The news

The stock market appears to like the new trade agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico. Stocks popped after all three countries agreed to an 11th hour deal to replace NAFTA. The Dow rose 193 points, a gain of

It was one of the most terrifying moments of the financial crisis: The Dow plunged nearly 780 points on September 29, 2008 — a 7% wipeout — after the House voted against a bailout of the nation’s biggest banks. And

Sears stock has fallen into the bargain bin. In the latest indignity for a once-grand retailer, the share price fell below $ 1 on Friday for the first time in the company’s history, dropping as much as 15% to 85

PRESIDENT TRUMP’S IMPROMPTU Twitter musings often move stock markets (along with investors’ heart rates). But in one recent tweet, the President proposed a reform of those markets—one that some money managers see as a potentially important improvement. In August, Trump