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Stock Market Today

May 27, 2016

Equities opened nicely higher this morning, softened a bit around noon, but managed to press ahead nicely in the late afternoon. At the end of the session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 45 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was higher by nine points; and the NASDAQ was up 32 points. In general, stocks made progress today, even as traders prepared for the extended holiday weekend. Read more

Industry Reports

Stock Industry

Private Equity

Value Line Research Department | 12/31/2015

The Public/Private Equity Industry consists of specialty finance companies and alternative investment managers. Firms operating in this industry invest in other companies, fixed income securities, and various assets, usually collecting management and advisory fees, interest income, and investment gains.

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Stock Industry

Wireless Networking

Value Line Research Department | 12/31/2015

Value Line's Wireless Networking Industry is a collection of companies that facilitate mobile communications and data management. They develop software, manufacture devices and equipment, build infrastructure, and provide services to the fast-expanding wireless sector.

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Stock Industry

Railroad

Value Line Research Department | 12/31/2015

The Railroad Industry is engaged in hauling freight. Rail operators enable the efficient flow of goods from producers to consumers, and are therefore a vital part of the broad economy. With roots dating back to the 1800s, moving freight by rail is an old-line business that remains capital-intensive and cyclical.

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Recent Featured Commentaries

  • Markets / Commentaries

    Stock Market Today:

    May 27, 2016

    Harvey S. Katz, Simon E. Shnayder, and Adam Rosner | 5/27/2016
    Equities opened nicely higher this morning, softened a bit around noon, but managed to press ahead nicely in the late afternoon. At the end of the session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 45 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was higher by nine points; and the NASDAQ was up 32 points. In general, stocks made progress today, even as traders prepared for the extended holiday weekend.
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    Stock Market Today:

    May 26, 2016

    Harvey S. Katz, Simon E. Shnayder, and Adam Rosner | 5/26/2016
    The U.S. stock market put in a somewhat weaker performance this morning, recovered a bit in the afternoon, but eased slightly in the final hour of the session. At the end of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was off 23 points; while the broader S&P 500 Index was slightly lower; and the NASDAQ was up seven points. It was a largely mixed session, as advancers were just about even with decliners on the NYSE. From a sector perspective, the utility issues forged nicely ahead. The technology stocks also showed some leadership. However, the energy and materials names retreated today.
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    Stock Market Today:

    May 25, 2016

    Harvey S. Katz, William G. Ferguson, and Simon E. Shnayder | 5/25/2016
    The major U.S stock market indexes advanced decidedly today, extending yesterday’s gains amid apparently solidifyingdomesticeconomic prospects and reduced uncertainty on the global front. To wit, Greece appears on track to receive some sort of debt relief from the euro zone, with recent negotiations offering promise for a way forward. Elsewhere, investors have been weighing the effects of a possible upcoming interest-rate hike, particularly in light of solid recent economic data and comments from the latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting suggesting an increase could come as early as next month.
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