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US stocks sink to lowest level in 14 months

losses by retailers and health insurers weighed on the US equities markets for the week kick off hard. In addition, an Interview with Jeffrey Gundlach a lot of attention to the head of the Investment firm doubleline. Gundlach told CNBC that he thought that Wall Street was in a "bear market", i.e. in a Phase of steadily decreasing rates. The US Central Bank suggested that interest rates will not increase further.

The Dow-Jones Index of the default values, lost 2.1 percent to 23'592 points. The broader S&P 500 fell 2.1 percent to 2545 counter - the lowest closing price since around 14 months. The Index of technology exchange Nasdaq fell by 2.3 percent to 6753. In the last minutes of trading, the courses had recovered from their daily lows by about the Dow is still around 120 and the Nasdaq gutmachten about 40 points.

uncertainty is a profit warning British Online fashion retailer Asos provided. "Investors are scared," said a Fund Manager Kim Forrest by the asset Manager Fort Pitt Capital Group. The profit warning raises questions of how strong the Christmas sales of the retail trade will fail.

Amazon bags

With a slide of 4.5 percent, in particular, Amazon stood on Wall Street under pressure, suffering from the news of Asos.

In the Minus also insurers quoted. UnitedHealth about 2.6 percent to gifts. Trigger is the decision of a judge in Texas, which ranks the health-care reform, Obamacare as unconstitutional. "The profitability of the health business is a big question mark, and investors question mark hate," commented Forrest. The experts of the Research house, Evercore ISI, according to the judgment creates uncertainty. It will, however, concede for sure in a higher instance.

Goldman Sachs lost 2.8 percent. Malaysia has accused the investment Bank because of their involvement in the corruption scandal to the state Fund 1MDB. The country calls for compensation for damages in the billions.

Johnson & Johnson because of the baby powder in the Minus

Twitter shares rustled by almost seven percent in the cellar. The short message platform, had reported on a possible Hacker attack.

Because of the report on asbestos-contaminated baby powder, the papers of Johnson & Johnson lost a further 2.9 per cent. As the Reuters news Agency, after evaluation of company documents, internal Reports, and confidential documents had been reported, knew the manufacturer of Penaten baby care, apparently, for decades of the existence of the harmful substance in its powder. (Reuters)

Created: 18.12.2018, 08:48 PM

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