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Monday, August 21 2017

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Stock Market Today: August 21, 2017

William G. Ferguson | 08/21/2017

The major U.S. equity indexes, fresh off of a difficult fortnight of trading, started the new week on a mixed note, but as the session has progressed, the selling has resumed. There was not much in the form of fresh data to draw the attention of investors away from the dysfunctional political scene in Washington and the fast-approaching Federal Reserve confab in Jackson Hole, Wyoming later this week.

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Dow 30 Earnings: Wal-Mart Stores Fiscal Second Quarter 2017

Kevin Downing | 08/17/2017

Shares of Wal-Mart (WMT) dipped following the release of the company’s fiscal second-quarter results and guidance.

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Dow 30 Earnings: Cisco Systems Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2017

Kevin Downing | 08/17/2017

Networking equipment and software vendor, Cisco Systems, (CSCO) reported July-quarter results that were largely in line with our expectations. Revenue of $12.1 billion was slightly above our $12.0 billion estimate and down 4% year over year. Total product sales decreased 5%.

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