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Stock Market Today: June 25, 2019

Harvey S. Katz, CFA and John Seibert III | 06/25/2019

Premarket trading started out weakly this morning, as expectations fell concerning a meeting between President Trump and President Xi of China. Then, the composites slid further once the session began, as a few key economic data points were weaker than expected. These included growth slowing in housing prices, and consumer confidence reaching its lowest levels since September 2017.

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The Fed Holds Rates Steady And Sees No Cuts In 2019

Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 06/19/2019

The Federal Reserve, heretofore rather transparent, uncharacteristically surprised the Street with its monetary announcement a bit earlier this afternoon.

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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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