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Stock Market Today: March 29, 2017

03/29/2017 Stocks got off to a lackluster start this morning, but managed to put in a selectively constructive session. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 42 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was ahead three points; and the NASDAQ, which displayed some leadership, was higher by 22 points.
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Stock Market Today: March 22, 2017

03/22/2017 Stocks rallied in the final hour of Wednesday’s trading, with investor sentiment improving modestly compared to yesterday’s widespread selloff. The indexes were a bit more buoyant throughout, save for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which spent most of the session in negative territory, with a closing loss of 7 points. But, while the S&P 500 and tech-centric NASDAQ traded in the black after initial softness in the opening hours, a bearish undertone due to persistent selling of small-cap equities held overall market breadth back.
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Stock Market Today: February 15, 2017

02/15/2017 The U.S. stock market moved higher this morning, and managed to build on these early gains through the afternoon. At the close of the session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 105 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was ahead 12 points; and the NASDAQ was higher by 37 points. Advancers outpaced decliners by a healthy margin on the NYSE, suggesting some broad-based buying. From a sector view, the healthcare and consumer issues displayed leadership today, while the energy and utility stocks were areas of weakness.
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Stock Market Today: February 14, 2017

02/14/2017 After taking a breather for most of the morning hours, the major U.S. equity indexes rebounded somewhat in the second part of the day. The afternoon upturn can be attributed to the market’s reaction to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s Congressional testimony, as well as some positive contributions from the earnings front.  Each of the three major indexes set new all-time highs around 2:00 PM EST in New York, but mixed trading amongst the small- and mid-cap equities kept market breadth roughly even for most of the day. Then, as the closing bell neared, the Dow climbed to a record level. Strength from its banking components and Apple (AAPL) were the primary drivers.
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Stock Market Today: February 1, 2017

02/01/2017 The U.S. stock market started the day off on a strong note, but momentum waned as the session wore on. Still, the mixed activity was slightly better than the widespread downturns registered on Monday and Tuesday, particularly in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Traders appear to be torn between positive economic news and uncertainty from the political arena. Valuations hit all-time highs amidst enthusiasm for the Trump Administration’s business-friendly policies, but profit taking and reevaluation of the timing and fiscal impact of several initiatives have tempered the historic run up in recent days.
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Dow 30 Earnings: Apple Inc. First Quarter Fiscal 2017

02/01/2017 Apple shares climbed to a fresh 52-week high after the tech giant posted solid results for the December period.
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Stock Market Today: November 21, 2016

11/21/2016 Stocks got off to a good start on the first day of the new week. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 89 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was up 16 points; and the NASDAQ, which displayed leadership, was higher by 47 points. Market breadth was highly supportive, with advancers well ahead of decliners on the NYSE.
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Stock Market Today: November 16, 2016

11/16/2016 U.S. equities were mostly directionless today, as investors continued to digest the potential political and economic policies that will define the Trump Presidency. The reaction has been largely positive on the stock exchange, but there appears to be some selective profit taking in several pockets of the market. Overall, advancing and declining issues were mostly even. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 were both down modestly, but were largely range bound throughout the day. Meanwhile, the tech-laden NASDAQ continued to benefit from Apple, and finished the day up 19 points.
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Stock Market Today: November 15, 2016

11/15/2016 The stock market delivered a somewhat uneven performance this morning, but firmed up nicely in the late afternoon. At the close of trading, all of the major averages were in positive territory. Specifically, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead roughly 54 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was up 16 points; and the NASDAQ, which assumed leadership, was higher by 57 points. Market breadth was favorable, as advancers led decliners by a healthy margin on the NYSE.
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