European stock slump, disappointing earnings drive US market lower in broad sell-off

April 17, 2015 9:13 PM

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NEW YORK – Fear that Greece could default and abandon the euro is rattling global financial markets.

News that negotiations between Greece and its international lenders are making little progress sent European stock markets down sharply on Friday, and the selling spread across the Atlantic. By the close of U.S. trading, stocks across industries were lower, with four of five stocks down. Investors s...

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