Trump Rhetoric Sinks Global Stocks – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

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Global stocks extended their selloff as investors continued to pare back risk positions, walking away with their profits from a strong year as geopolitical tensions rise.

European stocks widely fell 1% Thursday, helping pressure U.S. equities—which then sold off further in the last 90 minutes of trading after President Donald Trump said his Tuesday threat to unleash “fire and fury” on North Korea “maybe wasn’t tough enough.” U.S….