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Salon.com
Markets Right Now: Banks lead US stocks higher on rate hopessaid it could move higher. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 107 points, o
Markets Right Now: Banks lead US stocks higher on rate hopes
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said it could move higher. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 107 points, or 0.6 percent, to 18,503. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index climbed 11 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,180. The Nasdaq composite gained 13 points, or 0.3 percent, to... Read more
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Investopedia
Top 5 Construction Stocks of 2016 (FLR, JEC)of 19.3. As of Aug. 12, 2016, the stock was trading at $56.78, toward the top o
Top 5 Construction Stocks of 2016 (FLR, JEC)
Investopedia / Posted 5 hours ago
of 19.3. As of Aug. 12, 2016, the stock was trading at $56.78, toward the top of its 52-week range between $40.98 and $57.04. The stock has returned an impressive 18.69% YTD return, eclipsing the Standard and Poor’s 500 index’s return by roughly... Read more
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Investopedia
NIRP: Bonds Won't Diversify Your Portfolio Anymoreones such as equities and oil. As a result, risky assets tend to suffer sharp l
NIRP: Bonds Won't Diversify Your Portfolio Anymore
Investopedia / Posted 5 hours ago
ones such as equities and oil. As a result, risky assets tend to suffer sharp losses; take for example when the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index plunged roughly 40% around the time the 2008 financial crisis took place. Conversely, bonds could experience... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
The Market in 5 Minutes: Carl Icahn, Herbalife in focusin early pre-market trade. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped
The Market in 5 Minutes: Carl Icahn, Herbalife in focus
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 hours ago
in early pre-market trade. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 7 points to 18,373.00, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 index futures fell 0.50 points to 2,168.00. Futures for the Nasdaq 100 index declined 1.25 points to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Some good news for investors: The bull may still have spring in its stepearnings in the second quarter are expected to have declined more than 2.2 per
Some good news for investors: The bull may still have spring in its step
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
earnings in the second quarter are expected to have declined more than 2.2 per cent for companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index, according to a tally by Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. That’s hardly cause for rejoicing. Exclude energy... Read more
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Fortune
Tim Cook Nets $36 Million in Sale of Apple Stockrestrictions in coming years. The share award was base in part on how well App
Tim Cook Nets $36 Million in Sale of Apple Stock
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
restrictions in coming years. The share award was base in part on how well Apple’s stock did relative to the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index over the past three years. That has generated some controversy from compensation experts, who argued that... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Stocks end mostly lower after Yellen speechas early as next month, and buyers turned to sellers. By the close of trading,
Stocks end mostly lower after Yellen speech
The Middletown Press / Posted 2 days ago
as early as next month, and buyers turned to sellers. By the close of trading, seven of the 10 sectors of the Standard and Poor’s 500 index had fallen, led by a 2.1 percent drop in utilities. Investors frustrated with low-yielding bonds have... Read more
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Salon.com
Stocks slip into losses in the afternoon after Yellen speecThe Dow Jones industrial average fell 67 points, or 0.4 percent, to 18,382 as o
Stocks slip into losses in the afternoon after Yellen speec
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 67 points, or 0.4 percent, to 18,382 as of 12:19 p.m. Eastern time. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index slipped 6 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,167. The Nasdaq composite dipped 10 points, or 0.2 percent, to... Read more
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The Washington Times
Stocks rise as Janet Yellen gives upbeat talk on economyThe Dow Jones industrial average rose 76 points, or 0.4 percent, to 18,524 at 1
Stocks rise as Janet Yellen gives upbeat talk on economy
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 76 points, or 0.4 percent, to 18,524 at 11:04 a.m. Eastern time. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index added 9 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,182. The Nasdaq composite climbed 27 points, or 0.5 percent, to... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
How to calculate the 'magic number' for college savingsmagic number: With a 7% rate of return on their college savings (a reasonable
How to calculate the 'magic number' for college savings
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
magic number: With a 7% rate of return on their college savings (a reasonable assumption based on historic Standard & Poor’s 500 index returns and a 70% to 80% equity portfolio), it will require saving $228 per month to reach their goal of... Read more
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Providence Business News
Dunkin’ plans to ramp up cold brew after ‘very strong’ startand doing other ways of making coffee,” he said. “This is a way Dunkin’ Donuts
Dunkin’ plans to ramp up cold brew after ‘very strong’ start
Providence Business News / Posted 3 days ago
and doing other ways of making coffee,” he said. “This is a way Dunkin’ Donuts is going to grow.” Dunkin’ Brands shares lost 1.9 percent in the 12 months through Tuesday’s close. That trails the 11 percent gain for the Standard & Poor’s 500... Read more
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USA Today
Can Gilead regain its stock mojo?and taxes, says S&P Global Market Intelligence. That makes Gilead the most prof
Can Gilead regain its stock mojo?
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
and taxes, says S&P Global Market Intelligence. That makes Gilead the most profitable biotech company in the Standard & Poor’s 500. That’s impressive if you consider biotech is the third most profitable industry. But while the business is... Read more
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USA Today
Asian stock markets mixed as investors wait for Fed cuehelped push down stocks of companies that rely on consumer spending. The losses
Asian stock markets mixed as investors wait for Fed cue
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
helped push down stocks of companies that rely on consumer spending. The losses were modest, and both the Standard & Poor’s 500 index and Dow Jones industrial average remain close to their record highs hit last week. The Dow Jones industrial... Read more
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The Columbian
Health care sector pulls stock market lower againhelped push down stocks of companies that rely on consumer spending. The losse
Health care sector pulls stock market lower again
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
helped push down stocks of companies that rely on consumer spending. The losses were modest, and both the Standard & Poor’s 500 index and Dow Jones industrial average remain close to their record highs hit last week. Many investors are... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Health care sector pulls stock market lower againhelped push down stocks of companies that rely on consumer spending. The losse
Health care sector pulls stock market lower again
The Middletown Press / Posted 3 days ago
helped push down stocks of companies that rely on consumer spending. The losses were modest, and both the Standard & Poor’s 500 index and Dow Jones industrial average remain close to their record highs hit last week. Many investors are... Read more
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Investopedia
Talking to Clients Who Think Stocks Are in a Bubbleit's a bubble.” Of course, the market is most certainly trading above its fund
Talking to Clients Who Think Stocks Are in a Bubble
Investopedia / Posted 4 days ago
it's a bubble.” Of course, the market is most certainly trading above its fundamental value at the moment. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index trading at just over 18 times its earnings, which is above its historical average. But that may not be as... Read more
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Investopedia
Emerging Markets: What Advisors Should Tell Clientsmarket in particular is up 35%, but the jury is still out on whether this signa
Emerging Markets: What Advisors Should Tell Clients
Investopedia / Posted 4 days ago
market in particular is up 35%, but the jury is still out on whether this signals a genuine recovery. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index has comparatively had positive returns every year since 2008, when it dropped by 37%. China stands as the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
The hidden risk to the economy in corporate balance sheetshigh. And while debt is high, low interest rates have helped lighten the burde
The hidden risk to the economy in corporate balance sheets
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
high. And while debt is high, low interest rates have helped lighten the burden. Companies in the Standard and Poor’s 500 index are generating enough operating earnings to pay the annual interest due on all their debt six times over,... Read more
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The Columbian
A risk to economy in corporate debthigh. And while debt is high, low interest rates have helped lighten the burde
A risk to economy in corporate debt
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
high. And while debt is high, low interest rates have helped lighten the burden. Companies in the Standard and Poor’s 500 index are generating enough operating earnings to pay the annual interest due on all their debt six times over,... Read more
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The Columbian
Stocks lower, health-care companies declineNew York Stock Exchange. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 65.82 points, o
Stocks lower, health-care companies decline
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
New York Stock Exchange. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 65.82 points, or 0.4 percent, to 18,481.48. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 11.46 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,175.44 and the Nasdaq composite lost 42.38 points, or 0.8 percent,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The hidden risk to the economy in corporate balance sheetspost-crisis high. And while debt is high, low interest rates have helped light
The hidden risk to the economy in corporate balance sheets
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
post-crisis high. And while debt is high, low interest rates have helped lighten the burden. Companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index are generating enough operating earnings to pay the annual interest due on all their debt six times over,... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Stocks end lower as health-care companies declineNew York Stock Exchange. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 65.82 points, o
Stocks end lower as health-care companies decline
The Middletown Press / Posted 4 days ago
New York Stock Exchange. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 65.82 points, or 0.4 percent, to 18,481.48. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 11.46 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,175.44 and the Nasdaq composite lost 42.38 points, or 0.8 percent,... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
The hidden economic risk in corporate debthigh. And while debt is high, low interest rates have helped lighten the burde
The hidden economic risk in corporate debt
Finance and Commerce / Posted 5 days ago
high. And while debt is high, low interest rates have helped lighten the burden. Companies in the Standard and Poor’s 500 index are generating enough operating earnings to pay the annual interest due on all their debt six times over,... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Markets Right Now: US stocks open lowerafter slashing its outlook. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 17 points, o
Markets Right Now: US stocks open lower
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 5 days ago
after slashing its outlook. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 17 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,528. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost a point to 2,185. The Nasdaq composite was little changed at 5,260. Bond prices rose slightly. The... Read more
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USA Today
Asian stocks meander, dollar up on North Korea’s missilea big jump in sales of new homes last month. The Dow Jones industrial average r
Asian stocks meander, dollar up on North Korea’s missile
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
a big jump in sales of new homes last month. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 0.1 percent to 18,547.30. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 0.2 percent to 2,186.90 and the Nasdaq composite rose 0.3 percent to 5,260.08. OIL: Prices rose... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Modest but steady gains for US indexes; homebuilders soaronline sales increased. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 17.88 points, or
Modest but steady gains for US indexes; homebuilders soar
The Middletown Press / Posted 5 days ago
online sales increased. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 17.88 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,547.30. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 4.26 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,186.90 and the Nasdaq composite rose 15.47 points, or 0.3 percent, to... Read more
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Salon.com
How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesdayincreased. On Tuesday: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 17.88 points, or
How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
increased. On Tuesday: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 17.88 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,547.30. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index added 4.26 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,186.90. The Nasdaq composite rose 15.47 points, or 0.3 percent, to... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
The Market In 5 Minutes: Monsanto takeover talks heating upwhich lost more than 1%. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 4
The Market In 5 Minutes: Monsanto takeover talks heating up
Detroit Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
which lost more than 1%. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 47 points to 18,566.00, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 index futures rose 5.25 points to 2,186.75. Futures for the Nasdaq 100 index climbed 13.25 points to... Read more
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Salon.com
Markets rise following upbeat European business reportSCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 90 points, or 0.5 percent, to 18,6
Markets rise following upbeat European business report
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 90 points, or 0.5 percent, to 18,620 as of 10:07 a.m. Eastern. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 10 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,192 and the Nasdaq composite rose 28 points, or 0.5 percent, to... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Markets rise following upbeat European business reportSCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 90 points, or 0.5 percent, to 18,6
Markets rise following upbeat European business report
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 6 days ago
SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 90 points, or 0.5 percent, to 18,620 as of 10:07 a.m. Eastern. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 10 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,192 and the Nasdaq composite rose 28 points, or 0.5 percent, to... Read more
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Salon.com
Markets Right Now: US stocks rebound in early tradean unexpected CEO change. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 98 points, or
Markets Right Now: US stocks rebound in early trade
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
an unexpected CEO change. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 98 points, or 0.5 percent, to 18,629. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index climbed 10 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,192. The Nasdaq composite added 23 points, or 0.5 percent, to... Read more
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USA Today
Asian stocks in summer lull as markets await Yellen speechended slightly lower in quiet trading. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 0.
Asian stocks in summer lull as markets await Yellen speech
USA Today / Posted 6 days ago
ended slightly lower in quiet trading. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 0.1 percent to 18,529.42. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 1 percent to 2,182.64 and the Nasdaq composite rose 0.1 percent to 5,244.60. ENERGY: Oil prices... Read more
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Salon.com
Business Highlightssides declined comment. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 23.15 points, or
Business Highlights
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
sides declined comment. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 23.15 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,529.42. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 1.23 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,182.64 and the Nasdaq composite rose 6.22 points, or 0.1 percent, to... Read more
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The Columbian
Stocks end mostly lower in quiet tradinguntil after Labor Day. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 23.15 points, or
Stocks end mostly lower in quiet trading
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
until after Labor Day. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 23.15 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,529.42. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 1.23 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,182.64 and the Nasdaq composite rose 6.22 points, or 0.1 percent, to... Read more
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USA Today
Investors stay patient amid profit lag, so farWalmart has reported its results. Investors are at least pleased the dip in pro
Investors stay patient amid profit lag, so far
USA Today / Posted 7 days ago
Walmart has reported its results. Investors are at least pleased the dip in profit growth by companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 was less than expected. The companies ended up reporting 2.1% lower adjusted profit per share, somewhat better... Read more
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Kiplinger.com
5 Dividend Stocks to Consider Sellingis calculated by dividing the annual dividend rate by the share price). That’s
5 Dividend Stocks to Consider Selling
Kiplinger.com / Posted 7 days ago
is calculated by dividing the annual dividend rate by the share price). That’s less than the 2.2% yield of Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index and the 2.6% yield of the average consumer-staples stock. Moreover, Campbell hasn’t raised the payout... Read more
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Salon.com
Stocks recover from an early loss; oil prices declineThe Dow Jones industrial average edged up 3 points, or 0.02 percent, to 18,557
Stocks recover from an early loss; oil prices decline
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
The Dow Jones industrial average edged up 3 points, or 0.02 percent, to 18,557 as of 11:05 a.m. Eastern. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was unchanged at 2,183 and the Nasdaq composite rose nine points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,247. ENERGY... Read more
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Winfield Press
Annuitiesproducts. The insurance company credits you with a return that is based on a st
Annuities
Winfield Press / Posted 7 days ago
products. The insurance company credits you with a return that is based on a stock market index, such as the Standard & Poor’s 500. “Make sure you read and understand your annuity contract. All fees should be clearly stated in the contract.... Read more
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Salon.com
Markets Right Now: US stocks open lowerwere the only sectors to rise. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 74 points
Markets Right Now: US stocks open lower
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
were the only sectors to rise. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 74 points, or 0.4 percent, to 18,478. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 6 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,176. The Nasdaq composite slipped 12 points, or 0.3 percent, to... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Global stocks, oil turn lower ahead of Fed meetingpoints at 6,821. Wall Street looked set for modest losses, with futures for the
Global stocks, oil turn lower ahead of Fed meeting
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 7 days ago
points at 6,821. Wall Street looked set for modest losses, with futures for the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor’s 500 index down 0.3 percent and 0.2 percent respectively. FED WATCH: Investors are looking ahead to a speech by Fed... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Star manager’s career shows good, bad of active managementleft the Legg Mason Value Trust — the mutual fund he once led to an astounding
Star manager’s career shows good, bad of active management
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
left the Legg Mason Value Trust — the mutual fund he once led to an astounding 15 straight years of beating the Standard & Poor’s 500 index — the question was whether the lasting memory of his career would be legendary success or epic... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Morgan Stanley accused of mismanaging its 401(k) plandollars have overwhelmingly been flowing into mutual funds and exchange-traded
Morgan Stanley accused of mismanaging its 401(k) plan
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
dollars have overwhelmingly been flowing into mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that simply track the Standard & Poor’s 500 and other indexes. These index funds charge some of the lowest fees available, and the dollars they’ve attracted... Read more
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The Columbian
Stocks take small losses as energy companies slideto the big gains they’ve made in recent months. While stocks haven’t made many
Stocks take small losses as energy companies slide
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
to the big gains they’ve made in recent months. While stocks haven’t made many big moves this summer and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index was flat this week, there are signs investors feel comfortable enough to take bigger risks. Karyn Cavanaugh,... Read more
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The Columbian
Suit faults Morgan Stanley’s 401(k)has to perform that much better than a low-cost fund to deliver the same return
Suit faults Morgan Stanley’s 401(k)
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
has to perform that much better than a low-cost fund to deliver the same returns. In recent years, dollars have overwhelmingly been flowing into mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that simply track the Standard & Poor’s 500 and other i... Read more
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The Middletown Press
US stocks take small losses as energy companies slideto the big gains they’ve made in recent months. While stocks haven’t made many
US stocks take small losses as energy companies slide
The Middletown Press / Posted 9 days ago
to the big gains they’ve made in recent months. While stocks haven’t made many big moves this summer and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index was flat this week, there are signs investors feel comfortable enough to take bigger risks. Karyn Cavanaugh,... Read more
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Fortune
Google Has gained 1780% Since Its IPO But 10 Stocks Did Even BetterGroup. While the overall market has done well since August 2004, Google goog st
Google Has gained 1780% Since Its IPO But 10 Stocks Did Even Better
Fortune / Posted 10 days ago
Group. While the overall market has done well since August 2004, Google goog still walloped the field, as the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index posted a comparatively meager price gain of only 99% over the same period. But there were 10 stocks that... Read more
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Salon.com
Markets Right Now: Stocks opening lower on Wall Streetfor a decline on the week. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 95 points, or
Markets Right Now: Stocks opening lower on Wall Street
Salon.com / Posted 10 days ago
for a decline on the week. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 95 points, or 0.5 percent, to 18,504. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 11 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,176. The Nasdaq composite 21 points, or 0.4 percent, to... Read more
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Salon.com
US stocks skid as market heads lower for the weekThe Dow Jones industrial average shed 80 points, or 0.4 percent, to 18,517 as o
US stocks skid as market heads lower for the week
Salon.com / Posted 10 days ago
The Dow Jones industrial average shed 80 points, or 0.4 percent, to 18,517 as of 10:15 a.m. Eastern time. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 9 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,177. The Nasdaq composite skidded 15 points, or 0.3 percent, to 5,225.... Read more
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iol.co.za
Used tractors in demand, bad news for Deerecompany’s shares have fallen 18 percent over the past 12 months, compared with
Used tractors in demand, bad news for Deere
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
company’s shares have fallen 18 percent over the past 12 months, compared with an 8.5 percent advance in the Standard and Poor’s 500 Industrials Index. Even as Deere has shed jobs and reduced output, the prolonged slump in commodity prices has... Read more
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USA Today
Asian stocks lackluster as investors turn focus to YellenU.S. benchmarks ended slightly higher. The Dow Jones industrial average ticked
Asian stocks lackluster as investors turn focus to Yellen
USA Today / Posted 10 days ago
U.S. benchmarks ended slightly higher. The Dow Jones industrial average ticked up 0.1 percent to 18,597.70. The Standard & Poor’s 500 added 0.2 percent to 2,187.02. The Nasdaq composite rose 0.2 percent to 5,240.15. CURRENCIES: The dollar rose to... Read more
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