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Stock Market Today: June 5, 2018

06/05/2018 The major U.S. equity indexes lackedconvictiontoday, as early gains gave way to a midday slump. However, a late afternoon rally allowed stocks to recoup most of the ground lost earlier in the session.
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Stock Market Today: May 11, 2018

05/11/2018 Stocks on Friday displayed little of the volatility that unsettled investors on a number of occasions this year. The calmer trend is welcome, since it probably indicates the focus is more on the economy and earnings. There could still be disruption from international trade disputes, rising interest rates, or global tensions, as has occurred in recent months.
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Stock Market Today: May 8, 2018

05/08/2018 Driven in large part by some geopolitical uncertainty, the major U.S. indexes were volatile during Tuesday’s trading session. Speculation over the United States’ future participation in the Iran nuclear deal of 2015 led to a lower opening by the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, NASDAQ, and small-cap Russell 2000.
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Stock Market Today: May 3, 2018

05/03/2018 The stock market traded notably lower this morning, but rebounded dramatically in the afternoon. Some of the volatility likely had to do with concerns over the Administration’s international trade policies. The Federal Reserve’s course of action has also been a source of worry for some on Wall Street. At the close of trading, the major averages were mixed. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead five points, after being off nearly 400 points, while the broader S&P 500 Index was down six points, and the NASDAQ was lower by 13 points.
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Stock Market Today: May 2, 2018

05/02/2018 The major large-cap equity indexes traded in mixed fashion up until the final hour, when they fell steeply into negative territory. Solid earnings performances from Corporate America and an in-line update from the Federal Reserve did little to spur a recovery from softness in the first part of the week, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average diving about 200 points into the red as the closing bell approached.
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Dow 30 Earnings: Apple Inc. Second Quarter Fiscal 2018

05/02/2018 Apple (AAPL) shares are heading higher, back into the mid-$170s, after the tech behemoth posted better-than-anticipated results for the second quarter of fiscal 2018 (year ends September 29th). The stock had traded lower in the days leading up to the report, with investors concerned about an apparent slowdown in the global smartphone market.
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Stock Market Today: May 1, 2018

05/01/2018 The U.S. equity markets started the day on a down note and spent most of the session in negative territory, but a late afternoon rally helped erase most of the earlier losses.
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Stock Market Today: April 30, 2018

04/30/2018 The stock market traded higher this morning, but weakened considerably as the session progressed. At the close of the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 148 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was off 22 points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 54 points.
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Stock Market Today: April 23, 2018

04/23/2018 The stock market put in another choppy performance today, ending the session on a mixed-to- weak note. At the close of trading, The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down about 14 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was up nominally; and the NASDAQ was lower by 18 points.
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