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Shares of global and U.S. banks plummeted Monday after a collapse in oil prices sparked fears that financial institutions, already struggling with falling interest rates, could be in for trouble.

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U.S. stocks fell hard Monday, pushing major indexes closer to bear-market territory as a price war for oil and coronavirus fallout frightened investors. The Dow fell around 2,000 points.

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Albertsons, the nation’s second-largest supermarket operator, unveiled its paperwork to go public after more than a decade under management by Cerberus.

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Cruise operator stocks have suffered a brutal start to the year, as travelers postpone voyages over fears of the coronavirus.

U.S. Markets

Market upheaval intensified as stocks and oil prices fell, while investors seeking shelter in haven assets pushed the yield on long-term U.S. government bonds to unprecedented levels.

U.S. Markets

Major stock indexes closed sharply lower, with the Dow industrials dropping 970 points, and bond yields fell, reflecting continued volatility in markets as investors around the world remain nervous about the economic fallout from the coronavirus epidemic.

U.S. Markets

U.S. stocks surged Wednesday as a strong Super Tuesday performance by former Vice President Joe Biden and growing signs of a coordinated response to the coronavirus reassured jittery investors.

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The big winner of Super Tuesday was former Vice President Joe Biden, whose presidential campaign found new life. Investors in health-care stocks had a nice win as well.

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Already among the worst performers in the market’s swoon over the past week, banks took a direct hit Tuesday after the U.S. central bank’s emergency interest-rate cut.

U.S. Markets

U.S. shares and government bond yields dropped sharply after the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate cut failed to assuage money managers fearful of the economic fallout from the coronavirus epidemic.

U.S. Markets

The Dow closed nearly 1,300 points higher while U.S. government bond yields hit new lows, with investors hoping central banks can stabilize markets and shield economic growth from the impact of the coronavirus.

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The S&P 500’s technology sector is flying ahead of the broader market Monday, a sign of the group’s resilience after the worst Wall Street selloff since the financial crisis.

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As governments world-wide continue to prepare for the public health fallout of coronavirus, investors said they are seeking companies that might find business helping to treat the epidemic.