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Stock Market Today

October 24, 2014

Stocks finished the week with a flourish on Friday, as good earnings from big-name companies powered the market higher. At the close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 127 points, the NASDAQ gained 31 points, and the S&P 500 tacked on 14 points. For the week the Dow was up 425 points; the NASDAQ, 226 points; And the S&P, 78 points. Stocks were higher four days out of five, with Wednesday’s session the only downer. Read more

Industry Reports

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Beverage

Richard J. Gallagher, Nira Maharaj | 09/16/2014

The Beverage Industry is a mature sector and includes companies that market nonalcoholic and alcoholic items. Since growth opportunities are limited, many members of the industry endeavor to diversify their offerings to better compete and gain share. Too, they may pursue lucrative distribution arrangements and/or acquisitions to expand their operations and geographic reach.

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Automotive

Mario Ferro | 09/12/2014

The Automotive Industry is comprised primarily of the world’s largest passenger automobile and light truck manufacturers. Through broad dealership networks, most members of the industry sell vehicles in the global market. The manufacturers offer a variety of makes and models, though there tends to be limited brand integration at the marketing, advertising, and dealership levels.

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Entertainment Technology

Michael Napoli, CFA | 08/20/2014

The Entertainment Technology Industry consists of a wide variety of com-panies that provide products and services used in electronic devices and by entertainment firms.

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Recent Featured Commentaries

  • Markets / Commentaries

    New Home Sales Up Modestly In September

    William G. Ferguson | 10/24/2014
    At 10:00 A.M. (EDT), we received another report on the housing market when the U.S. Department of Commerce issued new residential data for the month of September. At first blush, the report looked decent. Although new home sales were only up nominally on a sequential basis, they were still running considerably above the prior-year pace.
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  • Markets / Commentaries

    Stock Market Today:

    October 24, 2014

    William G. Ferguson, Matthew E. Spencer, Adam Rosner, Robert Mitkowski | 10/24/2014
    Stocks finished the week with a flourish on Friday, as good earnings from big-name companies powered the market higher. At the close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 127 points, the NASDAQ gained 31 points, and the S&P 500 tacked on 14 points. For the week the Dow was up 425 points; the NASDAQ, 226 points; And the S&P, 78 points. Stocks were higher four days out of five, with Wednesday’s session the only downer.
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  • Markets / Commentaries

    Stock Market Today:

    October 23, 2014

    William G. Ferguson, Matthew E. Spencer, Adam Rosner, Robert Mitkowski | 10/23/2014
    Stocks rallied sharply today on favorable earnings and economic news, although they finished off their best levels of the session. At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 217 points, the NASDAQ had gained 70 points, and the S&P 500 was 24 points to the good.
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