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Stock Market Today

February 21. 2020

Stocks closed sharply lower on Friday as uncertainty over how much the China-based coronavirus would affect earnings and the economy weighed on sentimentRead 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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  • Markets / Commentaries

    Stock Market Today:

    February 21. 2020

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA and Robert Mitkowski | 2/21/2020
    Stocks closed sharply lower on Friday as uncertainty over how much the China-based coronavirus would affect earnings and the economy weighed on sentiment.
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    Stock Market Today:

    February 20, 2020

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA and Adam Rosner | 2/20/2020
    The stockmarketattempted to advanceearlier this morning,abruptly sold off just before noon, but managed to partially recover later in the session. Earlier today, investors seemed increasingly worried about the coronavirus. In addition to concerns about general health issues, Wall Street may be getting worried that business, and corporate profits, could soon be at risk from the disease. It should be noted that a couple of days ago, Apple announced that the situation has been disruptive, and it would be reasonable to assume that other companies may soon follow. At the close of trading today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 128 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was off 13 points; and the NASDAQ was off 66 points.  
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    Stock Market Today:

    February 19, 2020

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA and John E. Seibert III | 2/19/2020
    The stock market started strongly today, as fears ebbed about the coronavirus. Additionally, a few key economic indicators were positive, including building permits, which reached near a 13-year high. Too, new starts were much higher than expected, while the Producer Price Index showed 0.5% rise in inflation during January. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed by as many as 176 points by the late afternoon. The other indices were up in tandem, showing better prices throughout the day.
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