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Monday, November 12 2018

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Stock Market Today: November 12, 2018

William G. Ferguson and Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 11/12/2018

As we reach the second half of the trading day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is plunging, with a current loss of 430 points. Worries about global trade disputes, especially with China; concerns regarding faltering demand from Apple; and a sense of malaise and worry following last week's FOMC meeting are combining to produce a wave of selling on Wall Street thus far today.

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Dow 30 Earnings: The Walt Disney Company Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2018

Orly Seidman | 11/09/2018

Media conglomerate and Dow-30 component The Walt Disney Company closed out fiscal 2018 in fine fashion. The Parks & Resorts and Studio Entertainment businesses once again led the way. The stock was modestly higher in early trading.

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The Federal Reserve Held The Line On Interest Rates This Afternoon

Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 11/08/2018

An increasingly transparent Federal Reserve did the expected earlier this afternoon and the stock market yawned. On point, the lead bank's FOMC meeting voted unanimously to keep the federal funds rate target unchanged at 2.25%. This was the penultimate Fed meeting of this year, with one more get together scheduled for next month.

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