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Here are the biggest one-day point drops in the Dow’s history

Stocks tumbled — here's how the carnage compares to the worst days for the Dow in history.

US unemployment rate falls to its lowest level since 1969

The low unemployment rate shown in Friday's jobs report added to evidence of a booming economy, now in a record eighth straight year of monthly job gains. It also showed the labor market continuing to tighten, perhaps eventually pressuring companies to pay workers more.
Investors are counting the cost of Trump's trade war.

Global bond yields just spiked to multiyear highs — and it’s fueling everyone’s biggest fear about markets

US 10-year Treasurys surged Thursday to their highest level since mid-2011. Strong economic data fueled expectations that the Federal Reserve would hike rates quicker than expected. That's negative for risk assets because tighter liquidity is one of the market's biggest fears.

Companies are sticking to a practice that Warren Buffett and other business titans warn is damaging the economy

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett has long decried Wall Street's short-term thinking. A new report from S&P Global Market Intelligence found that one such practice prevailed last year at a rate not seen since 2008.

There’s a simple way to tell the US job market is not as strong as it appears

US wage growth remains weak given the low level of unemployment, suggesting the job market still has room for improvement.

Jobs report beats as wage growth soars at its fastest pace since the Great Recession

The US jobs report released Friday showed that wages increased in August at their fastest year-on-year pace since the Great Recession. The report also showed that employers added more nonfarm payrolls than had been forecast, while the unemployment rate remained at an 18-year low of 3.9%.

Bitcoin drops sharply and suddenly — and now cryptos across the board are getting slammed

Bitcoin dropped sharply Wednesday, losing $500 of value in just over an hour. Other cryptocurrencies fell even more sharply, with both ether and Ripple's XRP losing about 12%.

It’s not just Facebook: Customer confidence in social media companies has deteriorated overall

Only 27% of US consumers said they felt confident that social media companies were keeping their data secure, while 37% said they did not, according to a survey.

The numbers of hours Americans watch TV every day is incredibly different depending on your age

Young adults aged 18 to 34 watch a third of the amount of television that their older counterparts ages 50-64 do.
A tent city for the homeless in downtown Reno, Nevada.

A ‘boogeyman in the housing market’ is making it tougher for Americans to own homes, Morgan Stanley says

Home sales in the US are slowing, and the bogeyman is affordability, Morgan Stanley analysts say. Americans are spending the most money in almost a decade on mortgage payments as a share of their incomes, they said.