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Global worries hit stocks; breaking up the banks; risks from low oil prices

Yahoo Finance
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It's another down day for stocks (^DJI^GSPC^IXIC), as oil and a big selloff in Japan weigh on U.S. equities.

To discuss some of the big stories of the day are Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous, Yahoo Finance Columnist Rick Newman, Bobbi Rebell, television and multimedia reporter at Reuters, and Bloomberg Intelligence US Chief Economist, Carl Riccadonna.

Japan worries

At the beginning of 2016, China was the big story every morning. Now, with the Chinese holiday, the story has shifted to Japan, which introduced negative interest rates last Friday. Today, the Nikkei 225 (^N225) fell more than 5%.

NH primary and breaking up the banks

It's primary day in New Hampshire, the first in the 2016 presidential campaign. Polls suggest Bernie Sanders will win on the Democratic side. Sanders has been pushing a populist agenda, bludgeoning Wall Street and calling for the big banks to be broken up.

Oil prices to stay low

It doesn't seem we can go a day without talking about oil (OIL). Today's headline comes from the International Energy Agency, which sees prices falling even further as global demand growth slows this year.