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U.S. Markets

U.S. stocks extended a punishing selloff, dragged to their worst week since the financial crisis by mounting investor unease about the economic fallout from the coronavirus epidemic.

U.S. Markets

Stocks, bond yields and oil prices slid as investors braced for a drop in business activity and corporate earnings following the spread of the coronavirus. The Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500 are now all more than 10% off their recent highs.

IPOs

Mind Medicine Inc., maker of an experimental psychedelics-derived drug therapy backed by Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary, closed a $24.2 million funding round ahead of plans to go public next week.

Stocks

Growing fears about the coronavirus have sent global stocks diving in February. But some regions have held up better than others. An exchange-traded fund tracking shares in mainland China has raced past its counterparts in much of the world.

Stocks

The pan-continental Stoxx Europe 600, the German DAX and London’s FTSE 100 entered correction territory, as investors tried to gauge the impact of the coronavirus’s spread just a week after stocks touched record highs.

U.S. Markets

U.S. stocks closed lower as investors continued to assess the impact of the coronavirus epidemic and its economic fallout.

U.S. Markets

The Dow industrials closed nearly 900 points lower and the 10-year Treasury yield hit a new low as fears about the economic impact of the coronavirus epidemic kept investors on edge.

U.S. Markets

Investors around the world stepped up their retreat from stocks and piled into haven assets like government bonds and gold, reflecting escalating worries that the coronavirus will crimp global growth.

Europe Markets

The Swiss franc has climbed to its highest level against the euro in more than four years, leaving the central bank with a dilemma: Do nothing and potentially damage the economy, or intervene and risk angering the U.S.

U.S. Markets

Investors dumped stocks and flocked to traditionally safer assets like gold and government bonds this week as worries grew that the coronavirus epidemic would crimp global growth.

U.S. Markets

U.S. stocks declined as conflicting signals about the containment of the coronavirus outbreak and its potential economic impact subdued investor sentiment.