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Friday, December 14 2018

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Stock Market Today: December 14, 2018

Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 12/14/2018

Following a session on Wednesday that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average soar 458 points in the early afternoon, only to give back some 300 of those advancing points by the close, the stock market opened the day yesterday with strong increases once more. In all, the Dow quickly climbed by more than 100 points, as Wall Street digested the latest tidings out of China on possible trade accords between our country and that emerging behemoth. However, after the first hour, the bloom had started to come off of the rose a bit.

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Dow 30 Earnings: Walmart Inc. Fiscal Third Quarter 2018

Kevin Downing | 11/15/2018

Shares of Walmart (WMT) slip some following the release of the retail giant’s fiscal third-quarter financial results.

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Dow 30 Earnings: Cisco Systems First Quarter Fiscal 2019

Kevin Downing | 11/15/2018

Shares of Cisco Systems (CSCO) are up modestly in trading today after the networking equipment and software provider reported better-than-expected results for the October period. Revenue of $13.1 billion grew 8% year over year, greater than our 4% estimate. Total product sales (75% of the top line) were up 9%, Service revenue grew 3%, and product orders advanced 8%. Adjusted earnings per share came in at $0.75, $0.03 more than our forecast and 23% above the prior year's tally.

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