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Stock Market Today: June 15, 2018

06/15/2018 Resurgent fears of a trade war and increased global oil supplies stoked a steep selloff for most of Friday, before a late-in-the-day rally ended up capping the indecisive week on only a slightly negative note. Indeed, news that the United States was planning to implement 25% tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese exports set the stage for the bearish tone that persisted through the early afternoon.
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Stock Market Today: June 14, 2018

06/14/2018 The U.S. stock market put in a generally constructive session today. True, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 26 points. But the broader S&P 500 Index was up seven points, and the NASDAQ was higher by 65 points. Market breadth was favorable, too, as advancers managed to outnumber decliners on the NYSE. The technology and consumer cyclical stocks moved nicely higher, offsetting declines in the financial and energy names.
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Stock Market Today: June 12, 2018

06/12/2018 U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, as investors digested a number of political factors and looked ahead to the Fed’s impending interest-rate announcement tomorrow afternoon. The S&P 500 vacillated between positive and negative territory before finishing slightly higher and the Dow finished the day just shy of its breakeven line.
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Dow 30 Earnings: The Walt Disney Company Second Quarter Fiscal 2018

05/09/2018 Media conglomerate and Dow-30 component The Walt Disney Company issued March-period results after Tuesday’s closing bell. Investors were initially pleased by the earnings report, sending these shares modestly higher in after-market trading; however, DIS stock soon gave back those gains on rumors regarding a potential interruption in the forthcoming Twenty-First Century Fox merger.
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Stock Market Today: May 7, 2018

05/07/2018 The stock market traded nicely higher earlier in the session, but pared its gains in the late afternoon. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was still ahead 95 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was up nine points, and the NASDAQ was higher by 56 points.
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Stock Market Today: February 28, 2018

02/28/2018 Stocks weakened in afternoon trading, finishing sharply lower and at session lows. At the close, Dow Jones Industrial Average was off 381 points; the S&P 500 lost 30 points; and the NASDAQ shed 57 points. Declining issues outpaced winners on both the Big Board and the NASDAQ.
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Dow 30 Earnings: The Walt Disney Company First Quarter Fiscal 2018

02/07/2018 Shares of media conglomerate and Dow-30 component The Walt Disney Company (DIS) traded modestly higher on news of the company’s December-quarter financial results and acquisition update.
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Stock Market Today: January 3, 2018

01/03/2018 The U.S. stock market continued its rally on Wednesday, with each of the large-cap indicators setting intraday records throughout. The run up was buoyed by a slew of favorable updates on the business beat. Construction spending beat estimates in November, while the Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index expanded at a better-than-expected rate in December.
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Stock Market Today: December 15, 2017

12/15/2017 Each of the U.S. indexes reached new all-time highs on Friday as optimism for tax reform spurred a bell-to-bell rally. While the bullish run was partly supported by the morning’s positive economic updates (U.S. industrial production edged higher, capacity utilization reached a two-year high), the primary driver today was optimism from The Hill. The upturn was not limited to large-cap issues. In fact, the S&P Small-Cap 600 and Russell 2000 both outpaced the major composites.
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