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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Energy companies led a sell-off on Wall Street Tuesday that extended a losing streak for the S&P 500 index to a fourth day. The steepest fall in oil prices in more than three years weighed on energy stocks. Worries over rising production around the world and weakening demand have driven the 12-day slide in oil...

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How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Stocks closed sharply lower Monday, pulling the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 600 points. Technology stocks led the broad market slide after a report that...

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

U.S. stocks fell Friday as a combination of weak economic data from China and disappointing earnings hurt technology and internet companies. Crude oil prices fell...