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Asian stocks fell Friday following Wall Street losses overnight as investors were still wary over trade disputes between China and the U.S. as well as between the U.S. and Europe that could hurt corporate profit and jobs.
After a banner year for US stocks, that saw the Dow hitting repeated records, Wall Street strategists predicted 2018 would see more moderate gains and increased volatility as markets retreated in the final session of 2017 on Friday.
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tangled aggressively in a Democratic presidential debate Sunday night over trade, Wall Street influence and more, with Clinton accusing him of turning his back on the auto industry and Sanders countering that Clinton’s friends on Wall Street had “destroyed this economy.”
It was a marked change in tone for the two Democrats, signaling Sanders’ increasingly difficult effort to slow the party’s front-runner. Both candidates frequently interrupted one another and accused each other of misrepresenting their records.