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Stock Market Today: August 4, 2020

08/04/2020 The U.S. stock market moved nicely higher yesterday, starting the new week on Wall Street on an upbeat note. Overnight, the international markets managed to make some progress. In Asia, the Nikkei put in a strong session, while in Europe, the FTSE 100 delivered a less impressive performance. On our shores, though, the equity futures are pointing to a softer opening.
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Stock Market Today: July 24, 2020

07/24/2020 A sobering economicreport showing an increase in weekly level of new jobless filings, the tepid increase in the Leading Economic Indicators, and of course, the fast-spreading COVID-19 pandemic, were only slightly mitigated by relatively decent earnings results to date, causing the major market averages to close Thursday’s session in the red. Looking out to the new day and after slight gains in the futures last evening, we see that the equity futures are suggesting a lower opening this morning.
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Stock Market Today: July 23, 2020

07/23/2020 The stock market, which continued its winning ways to start this week, with moderate improvement on Monday and Tuesday, ended the middle session of the week on an up note. A good existing home sales report and news surrounding a COVID-19 vaccine helped booststocks. Too, some positive earnings reports and following the reasonably positive performance by the equity market yesterday, the futures are now pointing to a further uptick when stocks open this morning.
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Stock Market Today: July 9, 2020

07/09/2020 The stock market seems to be balancing the positives of an improving economy with the negatives borne of a rapid surge in COVID-19 cases across more than 30 states. Meanwhile, the equity market appears set to open the session with modest upward bias, as the Street seeks to make it three out of four days this trading week with gains.
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Stock Market Today: May 11, 2020

05/11/2020 The major U.S. equity indexes pushed forward last week, even in the face of some terrible news on both the earnings and economic fronts, particularly the latter, which saw an historic jump in the nation’s unemployment rate. Our sense is that a good deal of the dismal economic data have already been factored into valuations, and investors are now looking ahead with an eye on when the U.S. economy is going to be open for business.
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Earnings Season

02/24/2020 Earnings season is the four times a year, celebrated several-week stretch from early January to early February, from early April to early May, from early July to early August, and from early October to early November in which the vast majority of the nation's corporations report their quarter's sales and earnings--hence the name  earnings season.
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Stock Market Today: February 11, 2020

02/11/2020 The stock market started positively today, as fears over the coronavirus ebbed. The move higher continued throughout the early morning, with all three major indices reaching all-time highs. However, the markets started to roll over once news broke that Dow Jones Industrial Average company Boeing reported that it received no new orders in January. Additionally, news broke that the Federal Trade Commission issued special orders to five large technology firms, which make up a large portion of the S&P 500, NASDAQ, and Dow. These orders concerned their acquisition activities over the past ten years. The news spooked the markets and sent the indices down, in a series of lower highs and lows. All told, the Dow closed just below breakeven, the S&P 500 was up six points, and the NASDAQ finished 11 points higher.
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Stock Market Today: January 31, 2020

01/31/2020 The last trading day in January opened on the downside, and the major indexes accelerated their slide throughout the session. Negative sentiment was largely driven by fears over the rapidly spreading Wuhan coronavirus. Since the World Health Organization declared a public health emergency yesterday, the number of confirmed cases has jumped by nearly 2,000, with close to 10,000 reported in China alone.
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Dow 30 Earnings: Microsoft Second Quarter Fiscal 2020

01/30/2020 Shares of Microsoft are up nicely following the release of the techgiant’sfiscalsecond-quarter financial results.
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