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Why the stock market just ushered in its worst start to a quarter in about 2 years


It has been an ugly stretch for U.S. stocks, which was capped by Wednesday’s more than 830-point decline for the Dow Jones Industrial Average. See full story. Does stock-market volatility make CDs tempting? Read this first In a rising rate environment, certificates of deposit are increasingly competitive for short-term investing, but there are risks. See full story. Trump’s tariffs against China are hurting U.S. tech companies instead The latest tariffs enacted by the Trump Administration against China are not expected to help solve the problem of intellectual property theft from American companies and instead could hurt U.S. companies, including many in the technology sector. See full story.