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Stock Market Today

February 15, 2019

The stock market moved sharply higher this morning, and managed to extend its gains through the afternoon. Sentiment on Wall Street seems to be improving, with traders hoping that better trade relations with China will give corporate profits an extra boost. At the end of the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 444 points; the S&P 500 Index was up 30 points; and the NASDAQ was higher by 45 points. Market breadth showed widespread buying of equities today, with advancers leading decliners on the NYSE. Most of the major equity sectors moved higherRead more

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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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    Stock Market Today:

    February 15, 2019

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA and Adam Rosner | 2/15/2019
    The stock market moved sharply higher this morning, and managed to extend its gains through the afternoon. Sentiment on Wall Street seems to be improving, with traders hoping that better trade relations with China will give corporate profits an extra boost. At the end of the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 444 points; the S&P 500 Index was up 30 points; and the NASDAQ was higher by 45 points. Market breadth showed widespread buying of equities today, with advancers leading decliners on the NYSE. Most of the major equity sectors moved higher.
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    Stock Market Today:

    February 14, 2019

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA and John E. Seibert III | 2/14/2019
    The marketstarted out much lower today, as a dour retail sales report from the Commerce Department spooked investors. Too, a few key earnings reports impacted the market, as well. However, stock prices started to rebound, as traders started to question how much of the slowdown in sales was attributable to the government shutdown. Meanwhile, news surrounding a new government funding bill boosted sentiment. All told, the Dow finished lower by 104 points, while the S&P 500 was off by seven points, the NASDAQ bucked the trend, and was up seven points.
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    Stock Market Today:

    February 13, 2019

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA and Adam Rosner | 2/13/2019
    The stockmarketopenedhigher this morning, but spent the rest of the sessiontrading in a choppyfashion. Some of the strength during the day was likely due to optimism that a deal between the United States and China might soon be reached, and that another round of tariffs could be averted. At the end of the session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 118 points; the S&P 500 Index was up eight points; and the NASDAQ was higher by six points.
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