The Week That Wiped $3.6 Trillion Off the Stock Market

U.S. stocks were at record levels just last week, seemingly unaffected by fears that the coronavirus could dent the global economy. Then reality took hold. 544

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As Markets Fall, Ask Yourself if Now Is the Time to Buy

Our columnist goes through the numbers on whether this week’s coronavirus market tumble is a buying opportunity—or not. 225

Health Care Stocks Aren’t Alone in Getting a Coronavirus Boost

Aside from health-care firms, a handful of other companies in sectors ranging from dairy to videoconferencing to online gaming could benefit from the epidemic.

Coronavirus Delivers Another Blow to Embattled Shale Drillers

Fallout from the coronavirus outbreak has further weakened global demand for oil and gas, posing a greater challenge to a sector where many companies are saddled with debt.

HNA, Hit by the Coronavirus, Is Effectively Taken Over by the Government

HNA, which was one of China’s most aggressively acquisitive companies until mounting debts forced it to abandon its global ambitions, was effectively taken over by the Hainan provincial government.

Stocks Suffer Biggest Weekly Losses Since 2008

U.S. stocks extended a punishing selloff, dragged to their worst week since the financial crisis by mounting investor unease about the economic fallout from the coronavirus epidemic. 1548

Treasury Yields Hit New Lows, With 10-Year Touching 1.127%

This week’s rally in U.S. government bonds picked up new momentum Friday, reflecting investors’ intense demand for safer assets and escalating bets that the Fed will move quickly and aggressively to cut interest rates.

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