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Dow Registers Another Record Finish; FOMC Minutes And Earnings Season On Deck

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets And the beat goes on. The major indexes shot up right after the opening bell, retreated during mid-day and rallied into the close but with only the Dow managing to squeeze out another … Continue reading

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Drop And Pop

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets August was a quiet month for the U.S. stock market, with volatility at very low levels.  The S&P 500 did not see a day with a change of 1% in either direction … Continue reading

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Mediocre Monday Meddling

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Q2 earnings season has all but wrapped up, now that retailer Walmart (WMT) has reported its results. The theme remains that investors are somewhat pleased the dip in profit growth by companies … Continue reading

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Stocks Retreat In Directionless Trading

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Stocks retreated a bit from last week’s record closes on the heels of an alleged strong jobs report. Equities, which had been stuck in a holding pattern after hitting fresh highs in late July, … Continue reading

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Dow Falls Four Days Straight

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Stocks pulled back a tad on mixed corporate earnings and falling oil prices as the Dow slipped for a fourth straight day. Oil prices continue to fall with no obvious reason as … Continue reading

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S&P 500 Falls Back Into Negative Territory For 2016

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Stocks fell despite a big earnings beat from retailer Wal-Mart (WMT) Walmart (WMT) bucked the trend of many U.S. retailers this profit-reporting season, reporting that its earnings, revenues and sales all handily … Continue reading

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