Washington Tumult Jolts Stocks, Sends Dollar Lower
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Turbulence in Washington jolted markets out of an extended period of calm. Stocks, the U.S. dollar and government bond yields fell as investors pulled back from bets on the swift passage of the Trump administration's agenda.
How Far Can the Trump Selloff Go?
The stock market has been banking on President Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress delivering on tax overhaul and deregulation. What happens if trouble at the White House sends those hopes crashing?
How the Dollar Rally Unraveled
The U.S. dollar is set to erase the postelection rally that sent the currency to its highest level since 2002, one of the clearest signs that investors have lost faith in the so-called Trump trade. Here's a look at the evolution of the dollar's reversal.
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Wall Street Regulator Says Giving Brokers Report Cards Leads to Drop in Fraud Patterns
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May 17, 2017 19:15 ET (23:15 GMT)