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Wednesday, August 21 2019

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Stock Market Today: August 21, 2019

Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 08/21/2019

Wall Street got off to a weaker start yesterday following several straight advances, two of them significant, with moderate losses across the board. The market would then meander into the close with steady losses continuing as the final minutes concluded. In all, the Dow, with a late burst of selling would surrender 173 points; the S&P 500 would finish off 23 points; and the NASDAQ, owing to weakness in tech, would end matters in the red by 54 points. Looking ahead to the middle day of the week, equity futures are suggesting that our markets will open to the upside when trading resumes this morning.

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Dow 30 Earnings: The Home Depot Fiscal Second Quarter 2019

Matthew E. Spencer, CFA | 08/20/2019

Shares of The Home Depot rose after the home-improvement retailer released fiscal 2019 second-quarter results.

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Dow 30 Earnings: Walmart Inc. Fiscal Second Quarter 2019

Kevin Downing | 08/15/2019

Walmart shares trade modestly higher on the release of the retail giant’s solid fiscal second-quarter financial results and increased guidance.

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