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Stock Market Today

Wednesday, April 24 2019

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Stock Market Today: April 23, 2019

Harvey S. Katz, CFA and John E. Seibert III | 04/23/2019

The market started off strongly today, as four Dow Jones Industrial Average components recorded better-than-expected results. All told, the Dow wound up higher by 145 points, the S&P 500 rose by 26 points, and the NASDAQ increased 106 points.

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Dow 30 Earnings: Verizon Communications First Quarter 2019

Kenneth A. Nugent | 04/23/2019

Verizon Communications reported 2019 first-quarter earnings that improved on last year’s numbers. Investors seemed rather underwhelmed by the company's recent performance, with the stock down modestly on the news.

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Dow 30 Earnings: United Technologies First Quarter 2019

Erik M. Manning | 04/23/2019

United Technologies, (UTX) a diversified industrial company that makes everything from jet engines to escalators, has reported first-quarter financials for the period ending March 31, 2019. Results beat expectations in terms of both revenues and earnings, and management raised the lower end of its full-year share-net guidance. On the heels of these positives, the stock was up more than 3% in value in early morning trading. Today's rise in price pushes the year-to-date increase in UTX's quotation north of 30% as we approach the one-third mark of 2019.

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