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Thursday, October 18 2018

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Stock Market Today: October 18, 2018

Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 10/18/2018

The bulls, who helped stocks rebound strongly on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average surging 547 points, in the best showing since last March, saw that momentum come to a halt early yesterday morning. Importantly, the catalyst for the buying on Tuesday, earnings releases from a succession of high-profile companies, several of which are domiciled on the blue chip composite, could not rally the market early yesterday.

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Dow 30 Earnings: International Business Machines Third Quarter 2018

Theresa Brophy | 10/17/2018

IBM shares pulled back meaningfully on the release of the company’s third-quarter financial results. September-period earnings were flat, and revenues remained disappointing.

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Dow 30 Earnings: UnitedHealth Group Third Quarter 2018

Erik M. Manning | 10/16/2018

UnitedHealth Group, (UNH) the nation's largest health insurer and a member of the Dow 30, has reported third-quarter results that beat expectations on both the top and bottom lines. The stock was up more than 4% on the news and the shares are again trading near their all-time highs.

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