U.S. Stocks Tumble to Three-Month Lows After China Weakens Yuan

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Why Are Global Markets So Transfixed by the Yuan?

U.S. stocks tumbled to three-month lows, following equities around the world after China weakened its currency, stoking investor concern that a slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy will damp global growth.

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