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Stock Market Today: August 14, 2019

8/14/2019 9:19:30 AM Stocks turned sharply lower this morning, and encountered further selling during the midday hours, and into the afternoon. Investors were rattled by some disturbing developments in the bond market, which stoked fears of a possible economic slowdown or even a recession. Specifically, the yield on the government’s 10-year Treasury moved below the yield on the two-year note, creating a situation known as an inverted yield curve.
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Stock Market Today: August 7, 2019

8/7/2019 8:09:05 AM Equities opened notably lower this morning, but managed to reverse course in the afternoon, ending the day on a mixed-to-positive note. The weakness earlier today was likely due to investor concerns about a protracted trade dispute between the U.S. and China, and plunging global bond yields. By the close of the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 22 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was ahead two points; and the NASDAQ was higher by 30 points.
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Stock Market Today: August 6, 2019

8/6/2019 9:13:40 AM The markets closed the session yesterday much lower. The U.S. Treasury Department labeled China a “currency manipulator” following the large move in the yuan. However, the futures markets started to creep higher throughout the night. And the yuan began to stabilize. By the time the U.S.  stock market opened, the indices were solidly in the green, though the final push higher was helped by a few decent earnings reports. Overall, the markets finished not far from the highs, and the Dow was up 312 points, the S&P 500 recovered 37 points, and the NASDAQ increased 107 points.
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Stock Market Today: August 1, 2019

8/1/2019 8:31:28 AM The stock market started off strongly today, as a rebound occurred after yesterday’s severe FOMC-related selloff. Indeed, the composites started to rise after the release of lackluster economic news along with some decent earnings reports. The tide turned after President Trump announced that on September 1st, the U.S. will enact 10% tariffs on all goods from China, such as many consumer-facing products, which are not currently being taxed. The move continued, and the markets moved far into the red. The Dow was lower over 316 points at its nadir. The other indices followed this move lower, and the markets closed near their lows. All told, the Dow closed lower by 281 points, the S&P 500 was down by 27 points, and the NASDAQ dropped 27 points.
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Dow 30 Earnings: Apple Inc. Third Quarter Fiscal 2019

7/31/2019 12:15:36 PM Apple (AAPL) stock is building upon its recent momentum, climbing to near the $220 level, after the tech giant released an encouraging earnings report for the third quarter of fiscal 2019 (year ends September 28th). In fact, share net of $2.18 for the period clocked in nicely ahead of our estimate and Wall Street's consensus view of $2.10, despite a (slightly) worse-than-anticipated 12% drop in iPhone sales.
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Stock Market Today: July 30, 2019

7/30/2019 9:12:08 AM The marketsstarted out negatively today, as a few worrisome earnings reports from companies were released both yesterday and before the bell this morning. These chilled the market some. Additionally, concerns increased about U.S. trade negotiations with China, due to fears regarding the timing and even likelihood of an eventual deal. All told, the Dow closed down 23 points, the S&P 500 finished lower by eightpoints, and the NASDAQ fell 37 points.
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Stock Market Today: July 29, 2019

7/29/2019 9:27:35 AM The stock market put in a mixed showing today, as tradersawaited a busy week. At the end of today’s session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 29 points; while the broader S&P 500 Index was down five points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 37 points.
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Stock Market Today: July 9, 2019

7/9/2019 9:10:28 AM The stock market opened lower this morning, selectively pared its losses, and ended on a mixed note, thanks to some late-day buying. Earlier in the session, investors seemed concerned that second-quarter corporate profits may have been hurt by the ongoing trade dispute with China. Further, a sense that the Federal Reserve may not lower interest rates aggressively in the immediate future likely weighed on the market, as well. At the close of trading today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down almost 23 points; the S&P 500 Index was up four points; and the NASDAQ was higher by 43 points.
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Stock Market Today: July 2, 2019

7/2/2019 7:23:48 AM The stock market started out modestly lower today, as investor sentiment fell somewhat due to greater trade tensions increased between the United States and Europe. Overall, the day could be characterized as one with choppy, but largelydirectionlesstrading. All told, the Dow closed up 69 points with a late rush ahead, the S&P 500 was ahead by nine points, and the NASDAQ gained 18 points.
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