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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Gold Hits Four-Week High as Worries Over China Hurt Stocks

Gold hit a four-week high on Wednesday, extending gains for a third session, as persistent concerns over the Chinese economy battered stock markets, while tensions simmered in the Korean peninsula and the Middle East. The metal is closing in on key chart levels, including the December high at $1,088.70. A sustained push above $1,088 would…

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