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Stock Market Today: January 30, 2020

01/30/2020 U.S. futures started in the red today, as fears grew about how widespread the Coronavirus had become. The number of cases and deaths related to the disease jumped overnight in China, causing worries about the globaleconomy in 2020. Once the market opened, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was lower by 245 points in short order. However, the goodearnings results somewhat buoyedsentiment and stocks rose for a spell. But once the World Health Organization declared the virus a global health emergency, the indices sank again – but did not reach new lows. On point, the Dow closed higher by 125 points, the S&P 500 was up 10 points, and the NASDAQ was ahead 24 points.
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Dow 30 Earnings: Boeing Fourth Quarter 2019

01/29/2020 Struggling aerospace and defense giant Boeing (BA) has reported December-period financial results. As expected, the company's performance was lackluster because of its ongoing troubles with its 737 Max 8 platform. Despite the poor showing, Boeing shares advanced following the news. The increase, in our view, may have stemmed from investors assuming the results would have been even worse. In addition, a number of other large, multinational stocks were up following news that fears of the spread of the Coronavirus have eased somewhat
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Stock Market Today: January 24, 2020

01/24/2020 Stocks opened higher this morning, but sank deep into negative territory in the afternoon. The averages attempted to recover some ground late in the session, but with limited success. Earlier today sentiment seemed somewhat optimistic. However, the mood turned apprehensive, as traders worried that a deadly virus in China might be difficult to contain. Of note, the virus has made its way to a number of countries, and a second person in the U.S. was recently diagnosed with the illness.
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Stock Market Today: January 23, 2020

01/23/2020 The stockmarketstarteddeeply in the redtoday, as fearsincreased about the WuhanCoronavirus, given that cases were found in other locations. Too, they were speculating how the flu-like virus would impact global growth in 2020. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell well over 200 points in early market action, while the other indices were down in tandem. Overall, the Dow closed lower by 26 points; the S&P 500 rose four points, and the NASDAQ was up19 points.  
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Stock Market Today: January 22, 2020

01/22/2020 The equity market openedhigher this morning, but reversedcourse, and softened quite a bit as the sessionprogressed. Initially, traders seemed to be feeling more confident about the medicalsituation in China, as health officials have taken action to contain a serious virus that has broken out there. Given the size of China’s economy, Wall Street has concerns that a protracted epidemic could be problematic for global trade. At the close of the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 10 points; the broader S&P 500 Index clung to a one-point gain, and the NASDAQ managed to advance 13 points.
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Stock Market Today: January 13, 2020

01/13/2020 The stock market opened higher this morning, and managed to extend these gainsthrough the afternoon. Traders were likely feeling up beat, as the United States and China are expected to sign a trade deal this week. Further, many on Wall Street may be looking forward to the start of the fourth-quarter earnings season. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 83 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was up 23 points, and the NASDAQ was higher by 95 points.
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Stock Market Today: January 9, 2020

01/09/2020 The stock market started positively today, as a further easing of global trade tensions emboldened traders. This improvement in sentiment caused stocks to move higher, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by as many as 243 points in the early portion of the trading session, while the other indices rose in tandem. The three major composites set all-time highs in the process. However, the markets became overbought and quickly reversed course, giving up a substantial portion of the day’s gains in short order. But the market soon trended higher again, though it never eclipsed its previous apex. All told, the Dow closed higher by 212 points; the S&P 500 rose 22 points; and the NASDAQ increased 74 points.
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Stock Market Today: December 26, 2019

12/26/2019 The stockmarketopenedhigher today, and managed to build on these gains through the afternoon. Today, traders seemed pleased with recent reports suggesting that the U.S. and China were close to reaching a trade agreement. Furthermore, reports showed that retail sales strengthened during the holiday season, with notable gains in the online shopping area. At the end of the session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead about 106 points, the broader S&P 500 Index was up 17 points, and the NASDAQ was higher by 70 points.
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Stock Market Today: December 24, 2019

12/24/2019 Stocks took a breather on Christmas Eve from their record run, with trading light ahead of an early 1:00 p.m. EST closing.
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