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Stock Market Today

October 25, 2021

The major equity averages will begin the final trading week of October on a three-week winning streak. This is quite remarkable following a very volatile stretch in September and an uneven start to this month. Before the bell, the equity futures are indicating a positive, though mostly flattish, opening for the U.S. market. Our sense is that investors may be catching their breath today after a very bullish stretch for stocks and ahead of a barrage of earnings news that will begin in earnest after the session. Read more

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Stock Industry

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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Recent Featured Commentaries

  • Markets / Commentaries

    Stock Market Today:

    October 25, 2021

    William G. Ferguson | 10/25/2021
    The major equity averages will begin the final trading week of October on a three-week winning streak. This is quite remarkable following a very volatile stretch in September and an uneven start to this month. Before the bell, the equity futures are indicating a positive, though mostly flattish, opening for the U.S. market. Our sense is that investors may be catching their breath today after a very bullish stretch for stocks and ahead of a barrage of earnings news that will begin in earnest after the session.
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  • Markets / Commentaries

    Stock Market Today:

    October 22, 2021

    Robert Mitkowski | 10/22/2021
    Stock futures are pointing to a mixed open on Friday. For the most part, though, investors have cheered the latest batch of corporate earnings and encouraging news on the economy this week.
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  • Markets / Commentaries

    Stock Market Today:

    October 21, 2021

    William G. Ferguson | 10/21/2021
    The U.S. equity market has moved steadily to the upside over the past two weeks. Powering stocks higher was an exceptionally strong start to the third-quarter earnings season. Some of the recent releases have included encouraging outlooks, which have been greeted positively by investors, who have been concerned about inflation, the possibility of slowing domestic growth, and the effects of the COVID-19 Delta variant strain.
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