Asia stocks fall following recent sell-off; Shanghai composite hits new low since Nov 2014

Stocks in Asia slipped on Monday afternoon as investors remained cautious, following global losses in the previous week. In the Greater China region, the Hang Seng index in Hong Kong fell by around 1.32 percent as of 3:31 a.m. HK/SIN. The Shanghai composite also slipped by 1.49 percent to close at around 2,568.10 — its…

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2 Great Stocks That Just Went on Sale

The stock market just had a significant pullback, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunging by more than 1,300 points over a two-day stretch. However, market moves like this aren’t a reason to panic. Instead, think about stock market corrections in the same way you would think about a sale at your favorite store –…

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US Stocks Drop as Bond Yields Keep Climbing

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 800 points Wednesday, as a continuing surge in Treasury yields prompted the blue-chip index’s biggest pullback since February. Fast-rising bond yields and signs of inflation have led investors to worry that profit margins could narrow, sparking one of the biggest downturns of the year among…

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Why marijuana stocks could mean big highs and lows for early investors

CLOSE The company is in talks with Aurora Cannabis to possibly make this happen. Time Thirty-one U.S. states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for medical purposes, and nine – plus D.C. – have approved it for recreational use, according to ProCon.org data. (Photo: AP) It’s not just pot smokers and medical users buzzing about the…

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Stocks Edge Up Ahead of Fed Rate Decision

U.S. stocks rose near fresh records Wednesday after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates and signaled a continued gradual path of increases ahead. The S&P 500 climbed 0.3%, putting it on track to end a three-session losing streak and just below last week’s all-time high. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 50 points, or 0.2%,…

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Marijuana Stocks Are the New Bitcoin

Brendan Kennedy, CEO of Tilray, left, and billionaire investor Peter Thiel. Photo: Joel Arbaje Updated Sept. 21, 2018 4:23 p.m. ET Marijuana stocks had a short strange trip this week. Led by Tilray,the U.S.-listed grower that just went public in July, the shares of Canada’s pot producers skyrocketed by Wednesday, then gave most of their…

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Stocks clinch best August performance in over 4 years despite trade turmoil

Friday marks the U.S.-imposed deadline for a new trade deal to be secured between the U.S. and Canada. The latter country’s trade negotiator Chrystia Freeland was expected to make a statement at 4:30 p.m. ET. on Friday after talks ended for the day. An administration official said they are expected to continue next week. Representatives…

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