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Stock Market Today

Tuesday, June 18 2019

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Stock Market Today: June 17, 2019

William G. Ferguson and Robert Mitkowski | 06/17/2019

Stocks edged higher on Monday on hopes that the Federal Reserve will soon lower interest rates. At the close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 23 points; the S&P was in the plus column by a few points; and the NASDAQ gained a firm 48 points. Small-capitalization stocks had a good session, too.

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Dow 30 Earnings: The Home Depot Fiscal First Quarter 2019

Ian Gendler | 05/21/2019

Shares of The Home Depot (HD) were little changed after the world's largest home-improvement retailer released decent fiscal first-quarter (ended May 5th) financial results. Sales in the three-month period increased 5.7% from a year earlier, to $26.381 billion, nearly matching our $26.400 billion target. That said, comparable-store sales growth of 2.5% was below consensus analyst estimates of 4.2%. Inclement weather and an extra week in the previous year weighed on the retailer's same-store sales.

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Dow 30 Earnings: Walmart Inc. Fiscal First Quarter 2019

Kevin Downing | 05/16/2019

Walmart (WMT) shares trade higher on the release of the retail giant’s fiscal first-quarter financial results.

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