Stocks fail to break losing streak
Globally, investors debated whether the recent pull back for stocks was mainly the result of year-end selling after strong gains in 2013 or a sign of growing fear that the US central bank is preparing to reduce its $85bn-a-month asset-buying programme.
Global stocks slip on Fed taper view; dollar nears highs
Dollar is given boost, stocks under pressure
Fed tapering concern boosts dollar, weighs on stocks