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Stock Market Today

October 23, 2018

Earlier today, market action across several indices started with sharply lower trading. Indeed, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more than 548.62 points (compared to the previous close), while the S&P 500 index was down by 64.45 points. In addition, the NASDAQ hit correction territory (down 10%) from the all-time high set in August. And, the S&P 500 and NASDAQ closed below their respective 200-day moving averages. In all, the market ended moderately lower. Read more

Industry Reports

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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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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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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:

    October 23, 2018

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA and John E. Seibert III | 10/23/2018
    Earlier today, market action across several indices started with sharply lower trading. Indeed, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more than 548.62 points (compared to the previous close), while the S&P 500 index was down by 64.45 points. In addition, the NASDAQ hit correction territory (down 10%) from the all-time high set in August. And, the S&P 500 and NASDAQ closed below their respective 200-day moving averages. In all, the market ended moderately lower.
    Read more
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    Stock Market Today:

    October 22, 2018

    William G. Ferguson and Adam Rosner | 10/22/2018
    The stock market started the new week on Wall Street with a mixed performance. At the close of the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down roughly 127 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was off 12 points; while the technology heavy NASDAQ was higher by nearly 20 points. Market breadth was negative, with decliners outpacing advancers on the NYSE.
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    Stock Market Today:

    October 19, 2018

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA and Robert Mitkowski | 10/19/2018
    The stock market continued to trade in an unsettled fashion to end the week. Volatility has been high since the previous Wednesday as investors have had to weigh the effects of rising interest rates, tariffs, and potentially slowing global growth against the backdrop of corporate earnings season. Investors do not like uncertainty, and the increased number of factors that could cause trouble has not gone over well on Wall Street.
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