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Stock Market Today

September 18, 2020

The stock market, which had moved irregularly higher over the first three trading days of this week following a setback to start the often trying month of September, began the latest session sharply to the downside. Ultimately, the blue chips would finish off by 130 points, while the tech-heavy NASDAQ would conclude matters with a 140-point deficit. Looking to the day ahead, the market is suggesting a somewhat higher start to the day's activity, with nice strength indicated in the NASDAQ. Read more

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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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Recent Featured Commentaries

  • Markets / Commentaries

    Stock Market Today:

    September 18, 2020

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 9/18/2020
    The stock market, which had moved irregularly higher over the first three trading days of this week following a setback to start the often trying month of September, began the latest session sharply to the downside. Ultimately, the blue chips would finish off by 130 points, while the tech-heavy NASDAQ would conclude matters with a 140-point deficit. Looking to the day ahead, the market is suggesting a somewhat higher start to the day's activity, with nice strength indicated in the NASDAQ.
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    Stock Market Today:

    September 17, 2020

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 9/17/2020
    It was a tale of two halves on Wall Street yesterday as investors sought to push the stock market higher for the third day in a row yesterday, to mixed success. Traders weighed the latest Fed statement and the economic realities behind its cautionary stance, and stocks slipped following the release of the FOMC statement. In the meantime, after last evening's flattish initial action in the futures, the market is signaling that we can expect a moderate retreat in stock prices when trading resumes this morning.
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    Stock Market Today:

    September 16, 2020

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 9/16/2020

    Wall Street, which endured one of its worst weeks in months in the post-Labor-Day span, began the current five-day period on a strong up note on Monday and continued that comeback yesterday morning and into the early afternoon. Solid economic fundamentals and additional gains in the technology space combined to push the stock market nicely higher. In all, the Dow Jones Industrial Average quickly moved out to a gain just north of 235 points within the first few minutes of trading and retained much of that uptick throughout the first half of the session.


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