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Close race for the White House spooks financial markets

Wall Street was lower on Monday, ahead of the first debate between Clinton and Trump, with investors concerned about how close the race is.

Wall Street was lower on Monday, ahead of the first debate between Clinton and Trump, with investors concerned about how close the race is.

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British PM reassures US businesses over Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May has reassuring the bosses of leading US businesses following the UK's vote to leave the European Union.

British Prime Minister Theresa May has reassuring the bosses of leading US businesses following the UK's vote to leave the European Union.

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Eight years on - the collapse of Lehman Brothers

US investment bank Lehman Brothers collapsed on September 15, 2008, sparking the the global financial crisis, the effects of which the world is still feeling.

US investment bank Lehman Brothers collapsed on September 15, 2008, sparking the the global financial crisis, the effects of which the world is still feeling.

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Wall Street drops sharply after Brexit

U.S. stocks have fallen sharply, with the Dow Jones industrial average dropping as much as 538 points, as Britain's vote to quit the European Union sent a shock wave through global financial markets.

U.S. stocks have fallen sharply, with the Dow Jones industrial average dropping as much as 538 points, as Britain's vote to quit the European Union sent a shock wave through global financial markets.

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European markets brace themselves for more panic

Wall Street kept a lid on the panic – just – after earlier moving deep into the red on Wednesday following an appalling day on European markets

Wall Street kept a lid on the panic – just – after earlier moving deep into the red on Wednesday following an appalling day on European markets

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'The Big Short': how Wall Street came crashing down

Adapted from Michael Lewis’ bestselling book of the same name, ‘The Big Short’ traces the roots of the global market collapse seen through the eyes

Adapted from Michael Lewis’ bestselling book of the same name, ‘The Big Short’ traces the roots of the global market collapse seen through the eyes

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Stocks slightly lower after Greek vote

Wall Street opened lower on Monday but less sharply than expected, chiming with its peers in Europe. The Dow was down half a percent at the open

Wall Street opened lower on Monday but less sharply than expected, chiming with its peers in Europe. The Dow was down half a percent at the open

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Wall Street brings calm to volatile markets amid Greek turmoil

US stocks followed a global lead and fell as Wall Street opened as the weekends events in Greece dented investors confidence. However, the falls are

US stocks followed a global lead and fell as Wall Street opened as the weekends events in Greece dented investors confidence. However, the falls are

Business

Alibaba's shares shoot up in value on first day of trading

Huge demand for the shares of giant Chinese internet retailer Alibaba caused them to surge to almost $100 each at one stage on their first day of

Huge demand for the shares of giant Chinese internet retailer Alibaba caused them to surge to almost $100 each at one stage on their first day of

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Fiat-Chrysler to go public in New York in October

Fiat-Chrysler’s boss Sergio Marchionne says the company will list in New York on October 13. It comes after their new merger cleared one final

Fiat-Chrysler’s boss Sergio Marchionne says the company will list in New York on October 13. It comes after their new merger cleared one final

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Twitter soars after World Cup scores

Twitter’s shares have soared after it scored by tweaking its tweets service to capitalise on interest in the World Cup, including more prominent

Twitter’s shares have soared after it scored by tweaking its tweets service to capitalise on interest in the World Cup, including more prominent

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Wall Street cash bonuses hit highest since 2008 crash

The average bonus for Wall Street bankers jumped 15 percent last year to hit the highest level since 2007 – just before the financial crisis. The

The average bonus for Wall Street bankers jumped 15 percent last year to hit the highest level since 2007 – just before the financial crisis. The

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Wall St starts 2014 with drop after strong 2013

Wall Street started the new year with a sell off of shares. Investors took the opportunity to lock in their profits after a bumper 2013. The

Wall Street started the new year with a sell off of shares. Investors took the opportunity to lock in their profits after a bumper 2013. The

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Wall Street unhappy with risky trade curbing Volcker rule

There is some unhappiness on Wall Street after US financial regulators approved a ban on banks there making risky investments with their own money –

There is some unhappiness on Wall Street after US financial regulators approved a ban on banks there making risky investments with their own money –

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ECB cuts borrowing costs and Twitter goes public

In one of the year’s most anticipated IPOs, Twitter went public having priced its shares way above what was first proposed. The microblogging

In one of the year’s most anticipated IPOs, Twitter went public having priced its shares way above what was first proposed. The microblogging

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Message for Wall Street - it's time to go twittery

Twitter, the short messaging service that is becoming a global source of breaking news, instant analysis and celebrity tittle-tattle, is ready to

Twitter, the short messaging service that is becoming a global source of breaking news, instant analysis and celebrity tittle-tattle, is ready to

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Wall Street trader 'Fabulous Fab' civil fraud case underway

The civil securities fraud case has started of Fabrice Tourre – the man who wanted to be known on Wall Street as ‘Fabulous Fab. His is the

The civil securities fraud case has started of Fabrice Tourre – the man who wanted to be known on Wall Street as ‘Fabulous Fab. His is the

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Share prices tumble

Wall Street rejoined the worldwide sell-off of shares on Thursday as soon as the New York stock exchanges opened. US investors had actually been

Wall Street rejoined the worldwide sell-off of shares on Thursday as soon as the New York stock exchanges opened. US investors had actually been

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Wall Street panic over false Obama tweet

There was panic on Wall Street as markets took a plunge after computer hackers took control of the Associated Press Twitter account. The financial

There was panic on Wall Street as markets took a plunge after computer hackers took control of the Associated Press Twitter account. The financial

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DowJones closes at another record high

The Dow Jones index has extended its record-breaking run by closing modestly higher but still at another record. The index rose 42.47 points to

The Dow Jones index has extended its record-breaking run by closing modestly higher but still at another record. The index rose 42.47 points to

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Dow Jones at historic high

The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit an all time record as soon as the opening bell rang at the New York stock exchange on Wednesday. The rally

The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit an all time record as soon as the opening bell rang at the New York stock exchange on Wednesday. The rally

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Facebook's mobile ad push disappoints

Facebook says it doubled its mobile advertising revenue in the fourth quarter of last year from the previous three months. That is a sign the top

Facebook says it doubled its mobile advertising revenue in the fourth quarter of last year from the previous three months. That is a sign the top

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Obama wins fiscal battle but not yet the war

US stocks kicked off the new year with their best day in over a year on Wednesday. The rally was prompted by relief over a last minute deal to

US stocks kicked off the new year with their best day in over a year on Wednesday. The rally was prompted by relief over a last minute deal to