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Wednesday, August 21 2019

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Stock Market Today: August 21, 2019

Harvey S. Katz, CFA and Adam Rosner | 08/21/2019

The stock market moved strongly higher earlier this morning, and managed to hold onto these gains through the afternoon. Investor sentiment turned positive today after a batch of retailers delivered encouraging reports. This likely helped overshadow fears that the domestic economy may be starting to slow, and that the trade dispute between the United States and China is creating major challenges.

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Dow 30 Earnings: The Home Depot Fiscal Second Quarter 2019

Matthew E. Spencer, CFA | 08/20/2019

Shares of The Home Depot rose after the home-improvement retailer released fiscal 2019 second-quarter results.

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Dow 30 Earnings: Walmart Inc. Fiscal Second Quarter 2019

Kevin Downing | 08/15/2019

Walmart shares trade modestly higher on the release of the retail giant’s solid fiscal second-quarter financial results and increased guidance.

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