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Late Selloff Puts Stock Indexes in Correction

The late-day selloff came despite earlier gains sparked by better-than-expected trade data from China and an early bounce in oil prices from recent lows. But the two-day bounce faded as the mood shifted on Wall Street from the once-winning buy-the-dip mentality to a “sell the rally” strategy, says Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Private Bank. By the…

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Concern about Junk Bonds Not Over Yet

U.S. junk bonds are trading down on Wednesday, following global stocks lower as investors fret about North Korea’s possible nuclear test, China’s slower-growing economy and a fresh plunge in oil prices. Some energy companies were among the biggest losers on the day, including bonds from Range Resources Corp and California Resources Corp. A Range Resources…