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Stock Market Today

April 6, 2020

Since the final week of February, the performance of the U.S. equity market has been driven by the coronavirus pandemic. The rapidly spreading virus has produced both a global health and economic crisis, with the damage on both fronts escalating stateside in recent weeks. The crisis has required heavy assistance at both the federal and state and local government levels in an effort to stem the deadly virus. The mounting death toll stateside, the lack of a cure or vaccination, and the growing financial assistance from the government, as a significant portion of the economy is shutdown, are weighing on the U.S. equity and financial markets. Read more

Industry Reports

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Telecom Services

Research Staff | 05/24/2018

Within the global Telecommunications Services Industry, investors will find equity selections for income, growth and income, and growth. Also, speculative opportunities arise during periods of merger and acquisition activity. Major business segments include wireline, wireless, broadband, and enterprise services. The industry has a history of regulation. In recent years, deregulation has been in vogue, but telecom authorities still make their presence known, from time to time.

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Internet

Research Staff | 05/24/2018

The Internet Industry consists of companies that provide a wide variety of products and services primarily online through their Web sites. Operations include, but are not limited to, search engines, retailers, travel services, as well as dial-up and broadband access services. As product offerings can vary widely within the industry, participants don't all compete with each other.

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Foreign Electronics

Research Staff | 05/24/2018

The Foreign Electronics Industry is comprised almost exclusively of Japanese companies. These firms, which possess some of the world's oldest and most recognizable brand names, have their roots in the electronics business. But many, during the boom times of the 1980s, acquired entertainment outfits in order to benefit from the marriage between consumer content and audio-visual hardware and software. The companies here are a diverse mix, marketing everything from copy machines, digital cameras and flat-panel televisions to power plants and blockbuster Hollywood-style movi

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    Stock Market Today:

    April 6, 2020

    William G. Ferguson | 4/6/2020
    Since the final week of February, the performance of the U.S. equity market has been driven by the coronavirus pandemic. The rapidly spreading virus has produced both a global health and economic crisis, with the damage on both fronts escalating stateside in recent weeks. The crisis has required heavy assistance at both the federal and state and local government levels in an effort to stem the deadly virus. The mounting death toll stateside, the lack of a cure or vaccination, and the growing financial assistance from the government, as a significant portion of the economy is shutdown, are weighing on the U.S. equity and financial markets.
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    Stock Market Today:

    April 2, 2020(2)

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 4/3/2020
    Market volatility remains in vogue on Wall Street. Thus, after a solid gain for stocks this past Monday and back-to-back setbacks on Tuesday and Wednesday, the market started to the upside yesterday on apparent bargain hunting following the two consecutive selloffs. In fact, by mid-morning, the Dow Jones Industrial Average had soared to a 534-point gain, placing that index back above 21,400. A roughly 10% recovery in oil prices on signals that Russia and Saudi Arabia were cooling their price war was playing a part in that uptick.
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    Stock Market Today:

    April 2, 2020

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 4/2/2020
    After a horrific March for investors, as the decade-long bull market came to an abrupt end, driven to its sudden conclusion by the ravages of a deadly pandemic, stocks appeared to be making a comeback as the month and quarter ended. However, on the last day of March (this past Tuesday), stocks would resume their decline, and the losses would escalate early yesterday. In fact, by 1:00 PM (EDT) in the latest session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average would be off by just over 900 points.
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