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Jul 24, 2015

Stocks, copper fall on China, Europe growth concerns

NEW YORK, July 24 (Reuters) – Global equity markets dropped
on Friday and copper fell to a six-year low as
weaker-than-expected data from China and the euro zone
exacerbated concerns over global economic growth.

Brent and U.S. crude oil futures settled at their lowest
since March and registered their fourth straight weekly decline.

Jul 24, 2015

Global stocks, copper fall; China, Europe growth concerns weigh

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global equity markets dropped and copper fell to a six-year low on Friday as weaker-than-expected data from China and the euro zone exacerbated concerns over global economic growth.

Oil prices also fell, extending recent declines.

Energy and materials shares weighed on the S&P 500, which dropped about 1 percent and was at its lowest level in two weeks. Biotech shares also were a drag following a disappointing forecast from Biogen (BIIB.O: Quote, Profile, Research). The S&P 500 was on track for its worst weekly decline since March.

Jul 24, 2015

Stocks, copper fall; China, Europe growth concerns weigh

NEW YORK, July 24 (Reuters) – Global equity markets dropped
and copper fell to a six-year low on Friday as
weaker-than-expected data from China and the euro zone
exacerbated concerns over global economic growth.

Oil prices also fell, extending recent declines.

Energy and materials shares weighed on the S&P 500, which
dropped about 1 percent and was at its lowest level in two
weeks. Biotech shares also were a drag following a disappointing
forecast from Biogen. The S&P 500 was on track for its
worst weekly decline since March.

Jul 24, 2015

Metals, oil, stocks fall; China, Europe growth concerns weigh

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Metals prices hit multi-year lows, and stock markets and oil prices declined on Friday, as weaker-than-expected data from China and the euro zone exacerbated concerns over global economic growth.

Declines in energy and materials shares weighed on U.S. stocks, along with a 1.4 percent drop in the S&P health care index .SPXHC. Biogen (BIIB.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) shares dropped 16.9 ree-month copper on the London Metal Exchange CMCU3 fell to percent to $320.11 after it cut its 2015 earnings and revenue forecasts.

Jul 23, 2015

Wall St falls for 3rd day as earnings fall short

July 23 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell for the third straight
day on Thursday after disappointing corporate results and
forecasts added to concerns about the U.S. profit outlook.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell back into the red for
the year, with 3M, American Express and
Caterpillar contributing the most to the average’s fall.

Jul 23, 2015

Wall Street falls for third day as earnings disappoint

By Caroline Valetkevitch

(Reuters) – Wall Street fell for the third straight day on Thursday following disappointing results and forecasts from companies including 3M (MMM.N: Quote, Profile, Research) and Caterpillar (CAT.N: Quote, Profile, Research), adding to U.S. profit concerns.

The manufacturing companies’ declines helped push the Dow Jones industrial average back into the red for the year. Also hurting the Dow was American Express (AXP.N: Quote, Profile, Research), down 2.6 percent at $76.95 after revenue missed expectations.

Jul 23, 2015

Wall St falls for 3rd day as earnings disappoint

July 23 (Reuters) – Wall Street fell for the third straight
day on Thursday following disappointing results and forecasts
from companies including 3M and Caterpillar,
adding to U.S. profit concerns.

The manufacturing companies’ declines helped push the Dow
Jones industrial average back into the red for the year. Also
hurting the Dow was American Express, down 2.6 percent
at $76.95 after revenue missed expectations.