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Stock Market Today

September 1, 2015

Investors hoping that a change in the calendar to September would mark a fresh beginning were disappointed today, when stocks again fell sharply over worries about China’s economic growth. At the close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was off 470 points, while the NASDAQ gave back 140 points and the S&P 500 dropped 58. Not surprisingly, the number of declining issues swamped gainers. 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

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    Manufacturing Activity Slows Its Rate Of Growth In August

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 9/1/2015
    Manufacturing activity slowed its rate of growth in August, according to the Institute for Supply Management, an Arizona-based trade group. On point, the group's survey on industrial activity came in with a score of 51.1 for last month. That was modestly above the dividing line of 50.0, which separates a growing manufacturing sector from one that is contracting.
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  • Markets / Commentaries

    Stock Market Today:

    September 1, 2015

    Harvey S. Katz, William G. Ferguson, Robert Mitkowski | 9/1/2015
    Investors hoping that a change in the calendar to September would mark a fresh beginning were disappointed today, when stocks again fell sharply over worries about China’s economic growth. At the close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was off 470 points, while the NASDAQ gave back 140 points and the S&P 500 dropped 58. Not surprisingly, the number of declining issues swamped gainers.
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  • Markets / Commentaries

    Stock Market Today:

    August 31, 2015

    Harvey S. Katz, Mario Ferro, Simon E. Shnayder | 8/31/2015
    After opening sharply lower, the major U.S. stock market indexes recoveredsome of their losses heading into the afternoon, but nevertheless ended the day securely in the red. Today’s volatile trading backdrop mirrors the market’s see-saw performance over the past two weeks, with the major market averages weaving into and out of correction territory. Indeed, recent trading has seen investors weighing concerns about an economic slowdown in China - and its implications on global demand – against an otherwise improving in the U.S. economy. All the while, markets are keeping a close eye on central bank policymakers for clues as to the timing of an eventual interest-rate hike by the Federal Reserve.
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