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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Here's what you need to know before the markets open:
1. Stocks rally as traders shrug off the spread of a deadly virus from China to the US. "We would argue the risk of an economy-crippling pandemic is a good enough reason to sell out," one analyst said.
2. 'Big mistake' - Trump blasts Fed for curbing growth and shackling stocks by hiking interest rates. The president said the US economy would be growing close to 4% and the Dow Jones index could be more than a third higher if the central bank hadn't raised rates.
3. Ray Dalio warns 'cash is trash' as Warren Buffett sits on $128 billion...
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Stocks rally as traders shrug off the spread of a deadly virus from China to the US

Stocks rally as traders shrug off the spread of a deadly virus from China to the US

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Stocks rallied on Wednesday as investors shrugged off the spread of the deadly coronavirus from China.
The first confirmed US case of the SARS-like disease was diagnosed, heightening fears of an outbreak.
"There isn't any case reported in Europe yet but it is only a matter of a time," one analyst said.
Germany's DAX index touched a record high amid "evidence that an industrial rebound is just around the corner," another analyst said.
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Coronavirus MAPPED: Where has coronavirus been found? UK on alert

Coronavirus MAPPED: Where has coronavirus been found? UK on alert

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

CORONAVIRUS has begun spreading out of China, with Hong Kong reporting its first case on Wednesday and regions as far as the US with confirmed cases. Here is a map of where the deadly virus has been reported.
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