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Stock Market Today

January 28, 2015

The U.S. stock market moved higher at the start of the session, but surrendered all of its gains in the late afternoon. At the close of trading, the Dow Industrial Average was down 196 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was off 27 points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 44 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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Stock Industry

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

    The Federal Reserve Stays The Course On Monetary Policy

    Harvey S. Katz | 1/28/2015
    The Federal Reserve concluded its latest FOMC meeting earlier this afternoon, and did the expected, namely opting to maintain its present monetary course and expressed a willingness to be patient on raising interest rates.
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    Stock Market Today:

    January 28, 2015

    Harvey S. Katz, Matthew E. Spencer, William G. Ferguson, Adam Rosner | 1/28/2015
    The U.S. stock market moved higher at the start of the session, but surrendered all of its gains in the late afternoon. At the close of trading, the Dow Industrial Average was down 196 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was off 27 points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 44 points.
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    Consumer Confidence And New Home Sales Both Surge, Taking Pressure Off Economy

    William G. Ferguson | 1/27/2015
    On a day in which the investment community received some very disappointing earnings reports from Corporate America and weaker-than-expected data on durable goods orders before trading commenced on these shores, some good news came a half-hour into the trading day in the form of two strong reports on the state of the U.S. economy. Both new home sales for the month of December and the January reading on consumer confidence were very strong.
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