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Stock Market Today

Thursday, July 19 2018

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Stock Market Today: July 18, 2018

Harvey S. Katz, CFA and Robert Mitkowski | 07/18/2018

Stocks made selective progress today as earnings season shifted into high gear. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 79 points and the S&P 500 rose six points. The NASDAQ lagged, though, in a flat showing after closing at an all-time high yesterday. The broader market showed about an eight-to-seven margin of winners over losers.

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Dow 30 Earnings: American Express Second Quarter 2018

Ian Gendler | 07/18/2018

American Express, a Dow-30 component and one of the world's largest issuers of credit cards, has reported June-period financial results. Following the news, the stock traded modestly lower.

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Dow 30 Earnings: UnitedHealth Group Second Quarter 2018

Erik M. Manning | 07/17/2018

UnitedHealth Group, (UNH) the nation's largest medical insurer and a Dow-30 component, has reported its financials for the second quarter. Revenues and earnings for the three-month period bested both our and Wall Street's expectations, but the investment community has gotten used to UNH accomplishing that feat.

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