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Thursday, September 20 2018

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Stock Market Today: September 20, 2018

William G. Ferguson | 09/20/2018

The U.S. equity market turned in a mixed performance yesterday that had a bit of a bearish undertone. On the positive side was a more-than-100-point advance for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and a four-point gain for the broader S&P 500 Index. Conversely, the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite, the S&P Mid-Cap 400 Index, and the small-cap Russell 2000 all finished in the red. The driving force behind trading was again uncertainty about what impact the ongoing trade dispute between the United States and China will have on the global economy.

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Dow 30 Earnings: Walmart Inc. Fiscal Second Quarter 2018

Kevin Downing | 08/16/2018

Shares of Walmart (WMT) rally on the release of the retail giant’s fiscal second-quarter financial results.

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Dow 30 Earnings: Cisco Systems Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2018

Kevin Downing | 08/16/2018

Networking equipment and software provider Cisco Systems (CSCO) reported largely in-line results for the fiscal fourth quarter ended July 28, 2018. First-quarter guidance was also as expected. The company notched its third-consecutive quarter of year-over-year revenue growth and investors are rewarding the consistency.

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