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Dominic Chu wraps up the market activity for the first half of 2018 and looks ahead to what could be next for stocks.

“There’s no bright line level of the stock market that’s going to change policy,” the Commerce secretary says.

Stocks rose on Friday, the last trading day of the first half of the year, but still posted weekly losses as the underlying market sentiment was soured by anxiety over global trade frictions. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 55.36 points to 24,271.41, with Nike outperforming. The S&P 500 gained 0.1 percent and closed at …

Investor money is hemorrhaging out of global stock funds at a pace not seen since just after the financial crisis exploded. Global equity funds have seen outflows of $12.4 billion in June, a level not seen since October 2008, according to market research firm TrimTabs. Lehman Brothers collapsed in September of that year, triggering the …

They may have to start passing out neck braces on trading floors if the White House’s contradictions on trade policies continue much longer. Investors are getting whiplash from watching the back-and-forth happening among Trump administration officials who can’t seem to agree on a trade policy. Monday’s action featured a series of mixed messages about President …

As President Donald Trump dials up trade tensions, the stock market is taking another blow. One macro strategist warns U.S. economic growth could be one of the next casualties of an all-out trade battle. “Trade wars, in the short run and even in the long run, they do not benefit anybody,” Gina Sanchez, CEO of Chantico Global, …

Stocks kicked off the week trading lower on Monday as the Trump administration is reportedly preparing to restrict investment in U.S. technology by Chinese companies.

Stocks closed higher on Friday as investors tried to shake off jitters concerning trade tensions between the U.S. and China, with energy shares rising.

Industrial giant General Electric has been removed from the Dow Jones industrial average and will be replaced by drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance.

Shares of ZTE sank after the U.S. Senate passed a defense bill that had implications for an agreement struck with the Chinese telecommunications equipment maker.

Soybean futures plunge to their lowest in more than nine years following renewed concerns about a U.S.-China trade war.

Stocks fell on Monday as a potential trade war between the U.S. and China — the world’s largest economies in the world — left Wall Street rattled.

Foreign governments pulled back their purchase of U.S. debt as trade tensions escalated. One of the most glaring declines has come from Russia, which sliced its holdings nearly in half from March to April, from $96.1 billion to $48.7 billion.

Traders said the odds for a hike in December, which would follow one likely in September, rose to 58 percent.

Stocks opened lower on Friday, with tensions between the U.S. and key trade partners rising as the G-7 summit kicked off.