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The Dow Jones suffered its biggest fall for more than six months amid market jitters about slower worldwide economic growth.

Equities slide as rate cut ignites fears on economy

EUROPEAN STOCK prices tumbled yesterday amid growing fears about the outlook for corporate earnings and new concerns about the possible impeachment of President Bill Clinton.

Obituary: Gerald Long

GERALD LONG spent almost all of his working life with Reuters, the old-established news and information agency. He became known first as a capable journalist, and later as a creative if temperamental manager.

Sex, lies - and the Dow Jones

The Clinton saga is adding to market jitters, with traders fearing the consequences if the President is forced to quit

Dow Jones: Investors opt for security

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Faith & Reason: Disease in the noble and vital parts

Why did the citizens of the United States wait so long before turning on Bill Clinton? A sermon from 1729 by one of the Pilgrim Fathers offers the answer

It's been a long, Lewinsky summer

She wants her life back. He wants his presidency. The American public say they don't care. Yet they are glued to the forthcoming final episode of the Bill and Monica Show

Pearson tries to paint America pink

Marjorie Scardino did it for the `Economist', now it's the `Financial Times'. Steven Solomon on an expensive US gamble

Dow sheds gains in choppy trade

The giddy mood that gripped Wall Street on Tuesday amid the reports of a possible super-merger in the pharmaceuticals industry was quickly forgotten yesterday when stocks were sent back downwards. David Usborne reports from New York .

Dow Jones to merge television channel with CNBC

Dow Jones and CNBC are today expected to announce a merger of their TV operations in Europe and Asia. The move, which has been in the pipeline for some time, will see European Business News and CNBC Europe, the 24-hour business TV channels, fusing into a single entity.

Dow jones's diary

Starts today, direct from the futures market: we speculate on the week's big City stories - before they happen.

Money talks, but too often it's gibberish

Chrissie Maher, founder of the Plain English Campaign, gives a personal view on the problems of financial product literature

FT breaks out

Pearson aims to take Wall Street by storm, writes Peter Koenig

When a crash can be good news

How to balance the risks of a rise or fall in the financial market? Alex Kiam shows the way

Scoop of a lifetime: a Pol Pot interview

The mystery surrounding the whereabouts of Pol Pot may finally be over. An American journalist yesterday announced he had travelled to the Khmer Rouge's remote stronghold in northern Cambodia and had met - and filmed - Pol Pot himself, a figure not glimpsed by the outside world for past 18 years.

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