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Stock Market Today

July 20, 2018

Despite spending the majority of Friday’s session in positive territory, the major U.S. indexes turned negative in the final hour of trading. Solid earnings performances from Microsoft, Honeywell, and others helped the bulls control the direction of equities up to a point, until President Trump’s comments on trade ostensibly stirred enough uncertainty to open the doors for some late-day profit takingRead more

Industry Reports

Stock Industry

Telecom Services

Research Staff | 05/24/2018

Within the global Telecommunications Services Industry, investors will find equity selections for income, growth and income, and growth. Also, speculative opportunities arise during periods of merger and acquisition activity. Major business segments include wireline, wireless, broadband, and enterprise services. The industry has a history of regulation. In recent years, deregulation has been in vogue, but telecom authorities still make their presence known, from time to time.

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Stock Industry

Internet

Research Staff | 05/24/2018

The Internet Industry consists of companies that provide a wide variety of products and services primarily online through their Web sites. Operations include, but are not limited to, search engines, retailers, travel services, as well as dial-up and broadband access services. As product offerings can vary widely within the industry, participants don't all compete with each other.

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Stock Industry

Foreign Electronics

Research Staff | 05/24/2018

The Foreign Electronics Industry is comprised almost exclusively of Japanese companies. These firms, which possess some of the world's oldest and most recognizable brand names, have their roots in the electronics business. But many, during the boom times of the 1980s, acquired entertainment outfits in order to benefit from the marriage between consumer content and audio-visual hardware and software. The companies here are a diverse mix, marketing everything from copy machines, digital cameras and flat-panel televisions to power plants and blockbuster Hollywood-style movi

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Recent Featured Commentaries

  • Markets / Commentaries

    Stock Market Today:

    July 20, 2018

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA and Robert Harrington | 7/20/2018
    Despite spending the majority of Friday’s session in positive territory, the major U.S. indexes turned negative in the final hour of trading. Solid earnings performances from Microsoft, Honeywell, and others helped the bulls control the direction of equities up to a point, until President Trump’s comments on trade ostensibly stirred enough uncertainty to open the doors for some late-day profit taking.
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    Stock Market Today:

    July 19, 2018

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA and Adam Rosner | 7/19/2018
    The equity markets openedlower this morning, and remained mostly on the downside through the afternoon, as investors reacted negatively to a series of lackluster earnings reports. Further, concerns intensified that a broader trade war could develop between the United States and many other key countries. At the end of the session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 135 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was off 11 points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 29 points.
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    Stock Market Today:

    July 18, 2018

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA and Robert Mitkowski | 7/18/2018
    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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