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Stock Market Today: August 8, 2019

8/8/2019 8:21:32 AM The stock market started out strongly today, as trader sentiment improved due to a few factors. These include better-than-expected trade data out of China, which showed an expansion in exports as opposed to a slight contraction. This data showed that global trade expectations had been dragged down too low by recent events. All told, the Dow was ahead by 371 points, the S&P 500 increased 54 points, and the NASDAQ was up by 176 points.
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Dow 30 Earnings: The Walt Disney Company Third Quarter Fiscal 2019

8/7/2019 10:35:55 AM Entertainment and media conglomerate TheWalt Disney Company issued weaker-than-expected fiscal third-quarter results (year ends September 30th). Investors were not pleased with the report, and the stock was down on the news.
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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: June 24, 2019

6/24/2019 8:42:53 AM The equity market put in a mixed performance today, as traders turned their attention to developments overseas. Of note, the top leaders from the United States and China are set to hold discussions later this week, in an effort to improve trade relations between the two countries. Given that the situation has been quite tense for some time, Wall Street may be taking a cautious posture ahead of the talks.
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Dow 30 Earnings: The Walt Disney Company Second Quarter Fiscal 2019

5/9/2019 11:14:14 AM MediaconglomerateTheWalt Disney Company issued fiscal second-quarter results (year ends September 30th), and the Parks, Experiences, and Products segment was the brightest star. Investors had a rather ho-hum reaction to the report, and the stock was down slightly on the news.
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Stock Market Today: May 6, 2019

5/6/2019 9:00:43 AM The stock market opened dramatically lower this morning, as investors worried that trade negotiations between the United States and China might be souring. Meanwhile, the negotiations are ongoing and may still make some progress. It should be noted that stocks did manageto recover some ground in the afternoon, and this was an encouraging development. At the end of the trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down roughly 66 points; the S&P 500 Index was off 13 points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 41 points.
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Stock Market Today: February 7, 2019

2/7/2019 7:41:54 AM Today, the futures markets were pointing downward, as the EuropeanUnion lowered its outlook for growth in 2019. Brexit and a slowdown in China have been taking a toll on the EU’s GDP projections. The U.S. market trended lower during the early trading hours. And worrisome news from White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow that the U.S. and China are still far away from striking a trade deal weighed on the equity indexes. In addition, it was reported that President Trump and President Xi of China are not likely to meet before the March 1st trade negotiation deadline. All told, the Dow finished lower by 221 points, the S&P 500 was down by 26 points, and the NASDAQ fell 87 points.
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Dow 30 Earnings: The Walt Disney Company First Quarter Fiscal 2019

2/6/2019 11:01:29 AM Media conglomerate and Dow-30 component The Walt Disney Companystartedfiscal 2019 in decent fashion. The stock is not moving much at the open.
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Stock Market Today: February 6, 2019

2/6/2019 8:15:44 AM The stock market put in a somewhat lackluster performance today, as investorsdigested a batch of mixedcorporate reports. At the end of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 21 points; the S&P 500 Index was off six points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 27 points.
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