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Nike, Microsoft Push DJIA Higher Tuesday

September 27, 2016: Markets opened slightly higher Tuesday even though the crude oil trade was crushed by word that there is no production freeze in the near-term frame. The tech, ...
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Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Sink DJIA Monday

September 26, 2016: Markets opened lower again Monday and only the recently added real-estate sector traded higher on the day. Crude oil prices were up on hopes for an agreement ...
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Apple, 3M Weigh on DJIA Friday

September 23, 2016: Markets opened lower Friday and spend most of the day trading lower until a slight bump pushed shares higher in the mid-afternoon. Only the real estate and ...
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P&G, Cisco Lead DJIA Higher Thursday

September 22, 2016: Markets opened higher again Thursday, wallowing in the Fed decision to leave interest rate alone until at least December. All equity sectors traded in the green late ...
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Boeing, Chevron Dominate DJIA Wednesday Gains

September 21, 2016: Markets opened higher again Wednesday as following an unprecedented announcement from the Bank of Japan that it would institute an interest-rate control plan for its 10-year notes, ...
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McDonald’s, Merck Lift DJIA on Tuesday

September 20, 2016: Markets opened higher Tuesday as no sector was showing big gains but healthcare stocks the clear leader. Traders and investors are likely trying to position themselves for ...
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Intel, Apple Drag on DJIA Monday

September 19, 2016: Markets opened higher Monday and while most sectors traded in the green the gains didn't add up to much. Fresh speculation about an OPEC production freeze pushed ...
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The 10 Stocks Dragging Down the Dow in 2016

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 4.01% this year to 18,123.80, hovering near record territory. Yet the following 10 of its components are down in 2016, which means they have kept the Dow ...
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IBM, Chevron Weigh on DJIA Wednesday

September 14, 2016: Markets opened higher Wednesday following a weak performance the day before. The energy sector did its best to drag the rest of the market down with it, ...
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Chevron, American Express Sink Dow on Tuesday

September 13, 2016: Markets opened lower Tuesday as a stronger dollar curbed enthusiasm for oil and left Monday's rebound in the rear-view mirror. The energy sector led the losers with ...
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Wal-Mart, Apple Dominate DJIA Monday

September 12, 2016: Markets opened higher Monday, turning away from overseas markets that were still feeling the effects of last Friday's losses in U.S. markets. Three Fed officials spoke today, ...
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5 Overvalued Stocks in a Highly Valued Stock Market

If the S&P 500 is valued at 18 times forward earnings, does that mean that the market is wildly overvalued? If a company's stock price is valued at 50 times ...
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Major Blue Chip Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades in Apple, Intel, Caterpillar, Gilead, JPMorgan and Nike

The week of September 9 ended on a sour note after more Federal Reserve jawboning about the need for rate hikes ahead. Regardless of any market weakness, the reality is that ...
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Verizon, Coca-Cola Tank DJIA on Friday

September 9, 2016: Markets opened lower again Friday following lukewarm trading sessions in Asia, another nuclear test in North Korea, and so-so economic data from Europe. Energy stocks rose on ...
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Apple, Nike Sink DJIA Thursday

September 8, 2016: Markets opened lower Thursday after European Central Bank president Draghi maintained current ECB policy and said that further expansion of the bank's asset purchase plan did not ...
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