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Stock Market Today: July 12, 2019

07/12/2019 The stock market got off to a positive start this morning, managed to move higher in the afternoon, and closed out the day with the broader averages at recordlevels. Investors seemed pleased that Federal Reserve’s plans to maintain a supportive stance, in an effort to engender further economic expansion. In fact, many are expecting an interest-rate cut at the July meeting. At the close of trading today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 244 points; the S&P 500 Index was up 14 points; and the NASDAQ was higher by 48 points.
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Stock Market Today: July 8, 2019

07/08/2019 Equities opened lower this morning, and remained under pressure for most of the session. The weakness today likely reflected investor concerns surrounding interest rates. Some believe that the Federal Reserve may not opt to lower rates as fast as some had hoped. By the end of trading today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 116 points; the S&P 500 Index was off 14 points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 63 points.
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Stock Market Today: June 28, 2019

06/28/2019 The U.S. equity markets started the day on the plus side, but after peaking around midday, some profit taking took hold in the afternoon. Still, stocks rallied back to snap their losing streak with a positive showing on the final day of the week.  At the closing bell in New York, all three of the major indexes were in the green. By the numbers, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 73 points, the S&P 500 Index was ahead by 16, and the tech-heavy NASDAQ advanced by 38 points.
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Stock Market Today: May 22, 2019

05/22/2019 The stock market moved lower earlier today, and remained in negative territory throughout the afternoon. Clearly, investors were concerned that trade relations between the United States and China will probably remain under pressure for some time, and that a quick deal may not materialize any time soon.
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Stock Market Today: May 15, 2019

05/15/2019 The stock market opened lower this morning, but quickly reversed course and continued to move higher through much of the afternoon, before some last-minute selling. Investors may be getting used to the disappointing news that a trade deal between the U.S. and China has failed to materialize as hoped.
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Stock Market Today: May 8, 2019

05/08/2019 The stock market got off to a weak start this morning, reversed course at midday and through much of the afternoon, but sold off into the close. Equities have been quite volatile over the past couple of days, with investors monitoring the strained trade negotiations taking place between the United States and China. Needless to say, the path has been bumpy lately, with China showing some reluctance to move forward, and President Trump responding with threats of additional tariffs.
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Stock Market Today: April 25, 2019

04/25/2019 The stock market put in a mixed-to-weak performance today, as investors digested the latest batch of corporate profit reports. At the end of the session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 135 points (after a sharper drop of more than 285 points earlier this morning). The S&P 500 Index closed off nominally, as well. However, the NASDAQ managed to advance 17 points.
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Stock Market Today: April 24, 2019

04/24/2019 The stock market delivered a choppy, and somewhat weak, performancetoday. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 59 points; the S&P 500 Index was off six points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 19 points.
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Dow 30 Earnings: Boeing First Quarter 2019

04/24/2019 Aerospace and defense giant The Boeing Company (BA) has reported March-period financial results. For the quarter, revenues came in at $22.9 billion, or 2% lower than the year-earlier tally. As for the bottom line, Boeing posted profits of $3.75 a share, compared to $4.15 last year. Of course, the quarter was significantly impacted by its troubled 737 Max 8 aircraft.
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