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Bayer Stumps Up $66 Billion to Acquire Monsanto

One of the most talked about deals of the year has been the acquisition of Monsanto Co. (NYSE: MON) by German chemical giant Bayer. The deal was finally announced Wednesday morning, ...
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Chevron, Boeing Tank the DJIA on Wednesday

August 31, 2016: Markets opened lower Wednesday even though the ADP employment report was better than expected. Every sector started the day's trading in the red and all 10 are ...
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Travelers, American Express Lead DJIA Higher Monday

August 29, 2016: Markets opened higher Monday following the report that personal spending met expectations for a gain of 0.3% while inflation turned a 1.6% reading for July. Equity markets ...
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Verizon, McDonald’s Weigh on DJIA Friday

August 26, 2016: Markets opened higher Thursday and went higher following Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen's speech in Jackson Hole. The Fed chief intimated that sentiment for another increase in the ...
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Nike, Cisco Pull Dow Higher on Tuesday

August 23, 2016: Markets opened higher Tuesday mainly on the strength of the better-than-expected Census Bureau report on new home sales and a solid showing by European markets. Basic materials ...
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12 Companies Laying Off the Most Workers

Tech giant Cisco Systems is expected to announce plans to lay off 14,000 employees in the coming weeks, nearly one-fifth of its total headcount, according to technology news site CRN. ...
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Wal-Mart, Chevron Lift DJIA on Thursday

August 18, 2016: Markets opened higher Thursday after the Labor Department reported that weekly claims for jobless benefits came in lower than expected. The energy sector was the day's leading ...
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3M, Chevron Pull Dow Higher Wednesday

August 17, 2016: Markets opened slightly lower Wednesday following a slide in European markets. Utility stocks were the leading sector while consumer discretionary stocks weighed most heavily. WTI crude oil ...
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Another All-Time Stock Market High Hampered by Dullsville

August is supposed to be one of the months that is not so good for stocks. Just don't tell that to the U.S. markets, with the week of August 12 ...
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Amex, DuPont Drag on DJIA Tuesday

August 9, 2016: Markets opened higher again Tuesday following the lead of Asian and European exchanges. The productivity report cooled investors' enthusiasm, though, and afternoon trading saw equities slipping below ...
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Top Dow Earnings for the Week Ahead

Earnings season for the second quarter of the calendar year is underway, and 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major Dow Jones Industrial Average ...
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DuPont, Apple Led DJIA Higher Monday

July 18, 2016: Markets opened mixed on Monday with the blue chippers lagging until mid -morning. The tech and basic materials sectors posted the largest gain, with energy and consumer ...
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Caterpillar, Boeing Buoy DJIA Friday

July 15, 2016: Markets opened higher again Friday but trickled down to spend most of session trading right around the break-even line. That's roughly inline with the U.S. economic data ...
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4 Stocks That Lifted the Dow Tuesday

July 12, 2016: Markets opened higher again Tuesday with the S&P 500 index and the DJIA putting up new all-time intraday highs. Energy and basic materials were the leading sectors, ...
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Caterpillar, DuPont, Home Depot, Amex Push DJIA Higher Friday

July 8, 2016: Markets opened higher Friday following a soaring non-farm payrolls report. Early indications for falling equities prices were blown away by the report that 278,000 new jobs were ...
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