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Stock Market Today

September 30, 2016

The stock market opened notably higher this morning, and extended its gains throughout much of the afternoon. At the end of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up about 165 points; the S&P 500 Index was ahead 17 points; and the NASDAQ was higher by 43 points. Most stocks made progress today, as winners easily outpaced of losers on the NYSE. From a sector perspective, the energy stocks displayed leadership. In addition, the financial names moved sharply higher, helped by pronounced gains in Deutsche Bank. However, the utilities did not participate in today’s rally, 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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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:

    September 30, 2016

    Harvey S. Katz, Robert Harrington, Adam Rosner | 9/30/2016
    The stock market opened notably higher this morning, and extended its gains throughout much of the afternoon. At the end of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up about 165 points; the S&P 500 Index was ahead 17 points; and the NASDAQ was higher by 43 points. Most stocks made progress today, as winners easily outpaced of losers on the NYSE. From a sector perspective, the energy stocks displayed leadership. In addition, the financial names moved sharply higher, helped by pronounced gains in Deutsche Bank. However, the utilities did not participate in today’s rally,
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    Stock Market Today:

    September 29, 2016

    Harvey S. Katz, William G. Ferguson, and Adam Rosner | 9/29/2016
    Equities got off to a slightly weaker start this morning, but then headed sharply lower in the early afternoon, before they managed to recover some ground later in the day. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 196 points; the S&P 500 Index was off 20 points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 49 points.
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  • Markets / Commentaries

    Stock Market Today:

    September 28, 2016

    Harvey S. Katz, William G. Ferguson, and Robert Harrington | 9/28/2016
    The U.S. stock market had another up-and-down day, which has been the norm so far in the historically volatile month of September. The majority of equities opened the day trading higher, until mixed statements from a few central bank speakers caused a midday selloff that lasted into the early afternoon in New York. The roughly 2:00 PM turnaround can be mostly attributed to surprisingly good news from OPEC, which was reported to have reached a cap deal to limit oil output. By the closing bell, all three major market indexes had registered full-day gains, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average leading the pack with a 111 point surge.
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