The Nasdaq ended sharply lower on Wednesday after investors sold high-flying technology shares and pivoted to sectors viewed as more likely to benefit from an economic recovery on the back of fiscal stimulus and vaccination programs.
China's top securities regulator on Saturday urged underwriters to tighten scrutiny on companies seeking to list their shares, vowing to punish those trying to bring "sick" companies to the initial public offering (IPO) market.
March 20, 2021
Short-sellers borrow stock in the hopes of buying shares back later at a lower cost to repay the loan and pocketing the difference.
January 28, 2021
Global stocks mostly fell Monday, along with oil prices and the pound, as a highly infectious strain of coronavirus in Britain had traders seeking shelter.
December 22, 2020