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Stocks dipped Friday, but closed well off session lows. The dollar slumped to its lowest levels in three months despite weak data out of China, the world’s second-largest economy. China said its third-quarter GDP grew by 6%, but economists were forecasting a slightly higher uptick of 6.1%. Source: rafapress / Shutterstock.com On the back of
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Investors enjoyed solid gains in the stock market today. Equities began Thursday’s trading session with a jolt of optimism, following reports that a Brexit deal has been reached. However, some of that optimism faded as stocks worked into the afternoon, before a late-session bounce came along. No index performed as well as the Russell 2000,
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Today, global stocks, including the major U.S. equity benchmarks, were assisted to the upside on news that the U.K. has finally reached a Brexit agreement. And talks of a trade war between China and the U.S. were not the star attraction on the Dow Jones today. Source: Venturelli Luca / Shutterstock.com As has been par
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It was a very interesting session in the stock market today. While the indices were not all that volatile, tech stocks took a hit on several bearish analyst calls and worries over growth. Of course, the action comes as earnings reports continue to hit the tape too. Ultimately the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY) fell
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After a strong earnings-driven rally yesterday, U.S. equity benchmarks gave back some of those gains Wednesday following some slack retail sales data. Source: Venturelli Luca / Shutterstock.com Retail sales dipped 0.30% in September, disappointing analysts that had been forecasting a 0.30% increase. In better news, the Commerce Department revised the August figure to a gain
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Traders were almost put to sleep on Monday, following a snoozy session on Columbus Day. Tuesday was anything but boring though, with earnings making headlines in the stock market today. The broader indices rocketed higher, with tech leading the way. The PowerShares QQQ ETF (NASDAQ:QQQ) climbed 1.27%, while the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY) rallied
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Stocks surged Tuesday as the third-quarter earnings season finally kicked off and several marquee names from the Dow Jones Industrial Average delivered results that were mostly cheered by Wall Street and investors. Source: Venturelli Luca / Shutterstock.com Earnings ebullience for the Dow Jones today was enough to lift the major domestic equity benchmarks to four-week highs.
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