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May 10, 2019
Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Thursday, extending the market's slide into a fourth straight day, as investors braced for a possible escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and China.
Tensions between the world's two largest economies dragged stocks lower ahead of a Friday deadline when the United States said it would impose more tariffs on Chinese goods. The worries about trade this week have halted what has been the hottest start to a year for U.S. stocks in decades, and the S&P 500 index is on pace for its worst week of 2019.
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