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Stock Market Today

October 30, 2014

The U.S. stock market got off to a mixed start this morning, but managed to firm up nicely as the session progressed. At the end of the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which led the charge, was up 221 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was higher by 12 points; and the NASDAQ was ahead 17 points. 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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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

    U.S. GDP More Than Holds Its Own In The Third Quarter:

    October 30, 2014

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 10/30/2014
    The nation's gross domestic product increased by a more moderate, but still appreciable, 3.5% in the third quarter according to the U.S. Commerce Department. That increase was somewhat better than the 3.0% gain estimated, but well under the 4.6% rise that was tabulated during the second quarter.
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    Stock Market Today:

    October 30, 2014

    Harvey S. Katz, Matthew E. Spencer, Robert Mitkowski, Adam Rosner | 10/30/2014
    The U.S. stock market got off to a mixed start this morning, but managed to firm up nicely as the session progressed. At the end of the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which led the charge, was up 221 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was higher by 12 points; and the NASDAQ was ahead 17 points.
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  • Markets / Commentaries

    The Fed Concludes Its Bond Buying

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 10/29/2014
    The Federal Reserve has voted to do more or less the expected during the latest FOMC meeting. The central bank decided to conclude its popular bond-buying program at the end of this month.
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