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Thursday, December 5 2019

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Stock Market Today: December 5, 2019

Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 12/05/2019

The stock market, down for three consecutive sessions, rebounded nicely to start the day yesterday and would ultimately fashion a wire-to-wire win. Behind Monday's sudden sharp retreat had been the release of a dour report on manufacturing activity from the Institute for Supply Management, or ISM. The rationale for Tuesday's sharp setback was a tweet from the President suggesting that any partial trade deal with China might have to wait until after the 2020 election. Expectations had been that a so-called phase one trade agreement would be hammered out before the end of this year.

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Dow 30 Earnings: The Home Depot Fiscal Third Quarter 2019

Matthew E. Spencer, CFA | 11/19/2019

Shares of The Home Depot dipped after the home-improvement retailer released mixed fiscal 2019 third-quarter results.

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Dow 30 Earnings: Walmart Inc. Fiscal Third Quarter 2019

Kevin Downing | 11/14/2019

Walmart shares trickle lower following the release of the retail giant’s fiscal third-quarter financial results.

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