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Stock Market Today

August 3, 2020

The last five-day stretch of trading on Wall Street followed a similar script to what we saw during much of the month of July. That being a mixed performance for equities. Investors were forced to digest a number of big headlines (some encouraging, some disquieting) and that likely played a big role in the uneven performance for the U.S. equity market over the course of the week. Read more

Industry Reports

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:

    August 3, 2020

    William G. Ferguson | 8/3/2020
    The last five-day stretch of trading on Wall Street followed a similar script to what we saw during much of the month of July. That being a mixed performance for equities. Investors were forced to digest a number of big headlines (some encouraging, some disquieting) and that likely played a big role in the uneven performance for the U.S. equity market over the course of the week.
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  • Markets / Commentaries

    Stock Market Today:

    July 31, 2020

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 7/31/2020

    The up-and-down pattern continues on Wall Street. To wit, after nice stock market wins on Monday and Tuesday, which were sandwiched around a decline on Tuesday, equities fell sharply yesterday morning. The increases this week had come on optimism about earnings and the economy. The earlier setback was likely caused by COVID-19 infections being the prime focus that day. Then, yesterday morning, stocks fell back sharply. Several apparent reasons could be pointed to for the latest setback.


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  • Markets / Commentaries

    Stock Market Today:

    July 30, 2020

    Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 7/30/2020

    The choppiness on Wall Street is continuing. On point, after back-to-back losses in the stock market to end last week, equities began the current five-day span to the upside on Monday. However, things deteriorated again on Tuesday when the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by 205 points on weak economic numbers on the consumer confidence front. Encouragingly though, the bulls came back to the battle yesterday, buoyed by expectations that the Federal Reserve would have reassuring words for investors when it concluded its FOMC meeting.


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