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Saturday, April 17 2021

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Stock Market Today: April 16, 2021

Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 04/16/2021

The stock market closed strongly higher yesterday, boosted by supportive earnings reports and the upbeat economic issuances. Looking ahead and following what, as noted, seems likely to be a positive opening this morning, the market will again focus on pending earnings reports.

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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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