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Stock Market Today

July 31, 2015

Stocksclosed the final week of July in mixed fashion, with modest setbacks in the major averages contrasted by a firmer underlying tone to the broader market. At the close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, weighed down by weakness in oil names, was down 56 points; the NASDAQ gave back a fraction of a point; and the S&P 500 lost five points. More encouraging was that the number of advancing issues outpaced those declining by about five to three on the New York Stock Exchange and around four to three on the NASDAQ. Read more

Industry Reports

Stock Industry

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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Stock Industry

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

    Stock Market Today:

    July 31, 2015

    William G. Ferguson, Adam Rosner, Robert Mitkowski | 7/31/2015
    Stocksclosed the final week of July in mixed fashion, with modest setbacks in the major averages contrasted by a firmer underlying tone to the broader market. At the close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, weighed down by weakness in oil names, was down 56 points; the NASDAQ gave back a fraction of a point; and the S&P 500 lost five points. More encouraging was that the number of advancing issues outpaced those declining by about five to three on the New York Stock Exchange and around four to three on the NASDAQ.
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  • Markets / Commentaries

    Stock Market Today:

    July 30, 2015

    William G. Ferguson, Simon E. Shnayder, Adam Rosner | 7/30/2015
    The U.S. stock market got off to weak start this morning, but managed to pare its early losses, finishing selectively higher. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was off five points; while the S&P 500 Index was roughly unchanged; and the technology-heavy NASDAQ was higher by 17 points.
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    The Federal Reserve Has Few Surprises For Wall Street

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 7/29/2015
    The Federal Reserve concluded its latest Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting earlier this afternoon, and investors found few surprises either in what the lead bank did, or rather did not do, or in what it said following its latest get together.
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