Friday Rout in Global Equities Sends U.S. Stocks Lower for Week

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the afternoon of April 17, in New York City.

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A Friday rout in global equities sent U.S. stocks to their first weekly loss of the month, as disappointing earnings, signs of higher inflation and concerns from China to Greece curbed demand for risk assets.

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