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The S&P 500 lost $1.5 trillion in collective market cap since the beginning of last year, according to recent analysis by research firm GlobalData.

By the numbers: 8 out of the S&P's 11 sectors lost market cap value, with companies like Exxon Mobil, Wells Fargo and Walmart seeing their market cap shrink by more than $40 billion. The utilities sector was the only sector to see double-digit market cap growth, with companies like NextEra and Duke Energy gaining $5 billion in value.

  • Interestingly, tech still dominates the S&P by a wide margin, despite losing $90 billion in market cap.
  • The tech sector is 12 times bigger than the smallest S&P sector (which also includes some tech names), Communication Services.

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Report: Goldman to settle DOJ probe into Malaysia's 1MDB for over $2B

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Goldman Sachs has agreed with the Department of Justice to pay over $2 billion for the bank's role in Malaysia's multi-billion dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB, Bloomberg first reported.

Why it matters: The settlement, expected to be announced within days, would allow Goldman Sachs to avoid a criminal conviction in the U.S. over the bribery and money laundering scandal that saw three of its former bankers banned for life from the banking industry by the Federal Reserve Board.

Trump threatens to post "60 Minutes" interview early after reportedly walking out

Trump speaks to reporters aboard Air Force One, Oct. 19. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

President Trump tweeted on Tuesday that he was considering posting his interview with CBS' "60 Minutes" prior to airtime in order to show "what a FAKE and BIASED interview" it was, following reports that he abruptly ended the interview after 45 minutes of taping.

Why it matters: Trump has escalated his war on the media in the final stretch of his re-election campaign, calling a Reuters reporter a "criminal" this week for not reporting on corruption allegations about Hunter Biden and disparaging CNN as "dumb b*stards" for the network's ongoing coronavirus coverage.