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Stock Market Today

November 26, 2014

The U.S. stock market managed to make selective progress today, helped by a strong finish. At the close of the session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which had been lower for much of the day, closed up 13 points; the S&P 500 Index advanced six points; and the NASDAQ, which assumed the leadership role, rose 29 points. Read more

Industry Reports

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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

    New Home Sales Nudge Higher In October

    William G. Ferguson | 11/26/2014
    At 10:00 A.M. (EST), we received another report on the housing market when the U.S. Department of Commerce issued residential data for the month of October. And the report was decent. Although new home sales were only up nominally on a sequential basis, it was still the fastest pace in five months and was also above the prior-year level.
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    Stock Market Today:

    November 26, 2014

    Harvey S. Katz, Matthew E. Spencer, Robert Mitkowski, Adam Rosner | 11/26/2014
    The U.S. stock market managed to make selective progress today, helped by a strong finish. At the close of the session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which had been lower for much of the day, closed up 13 points; the S&P 500 Index advanced six points; and the NASDAQ, which assumed the leadership role, rose 29 points.
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  • Stocks / Commentaries

    Retail Roundup:

    November 26, 2014

    Andre J. Costanza | 11/26/2014
    Retail sales showed some improvement in the month of October, providing much needed confidence as we head into the ever-important Holiday Season. Indeed, with Black Friday just a couple days away, many retailers are hoping that a healthy holiday push will make up for what has been an otherwise sluggish year on the retail front. Companies mentioned in this review include Wal-Mart, Target, J.C. Penney, Amazon.com, Urban Outfitters, Abercrombie & Fitch, Michael Kors, and The Gap.
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