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Stock Market Today: September 28, 2020

William G. Ferguson | 09/28/2020

With three trading days left in September, the month has not been one to remember for those long equities. There has been a spike in stock market volatility, with investors pondering a number of questions that right now have no answers. This has increased the uncertainty in the equity market, which is typically not a good backdrop for investing. Hence, the stretch of selling that we have seen on Wall Street this September.

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A Discussion of the Gross Domestic Product

Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 02/24/2020

The gross domestic product, popularly known as the GDP, is the total value of the output of all goods and services produced by labor and property within the United States.

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GAAP, Items, And Adjusted Earnings - Sometimes a Strange Tale

Value Line Research Department | 02/24/2020

It is axiomatic that a company’s stock’s price is the present value of all future cash flows it is likely to pay out, and that earnings constitute one gage of a company’s economic value. Unfortunately, there is often a lot of smoke between published profits according to generally accepted accounting principles and the real output of a company.

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