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UnitedHealth, Coca-Cola Weigh on DJIA Thursday

March 23, 2017: Markets opened mixed again Thursday but the major indexes traded higher until the early afternoon as traders anticipate a vote on the Republican healthcare bill. If it ...
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Tech Stocks Prop Up DJIA Wednesday

March 22, 2017: Markets opened mixed Wednesday and headed lower on worries that President Trump's promised tax reforms are going to get hung up in a long battle over the Republican ...
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Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Sink DJIA Tuesday

March 21, 2017: Markets opened higher Tuesday but the retreat started early and continued for the rest of the day. Energy prices and concern over the fate of the healthcare ...
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Apple, Disney Lead DJIA Higher Monday

March 20, 2017: Markets opened slightly lower Monday and traded close to the break-even line all day. Leading indicators and consumer sentiment readings were both strong. Only the materials sector ...
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Exxon Mobil Is DJIA’s Worst Performing Stock in 2017

Shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) added about 0.5% last week, to close down about 9.5% for the year to date and keep its position as the worst performing ...
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Apple Still DJIA’s Best Performing Stock of 2017

Shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) added 85 cents last week (0.6%), closing at $139.99 on Friday. The stock posted a new 52-week high on Thursday. Although there is no ...
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McDonald’s, Boeing Prop up DJIA on Friday

March 17, 2017: Markets opened higher again Friday and traded close to the break-even line until about noon when shares started moving higher. Leading indicators and consumer sentiment readings were ...
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DuPont, Chevron Take DJIA Down Thursday

March 16, 2017: Markets opened higher again Thursday but the uptick did not last longer. Within an hour shares had dropped and a brief turn higher was foiled quickly. The ...
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Caterpillar, Verizon Push DJIA Higher Wednesday

March 15, 2017: Markets opened higher Wednesday following a boost in oil prices brought on by expectations of a decline in U.S. commercial inventories. The expected decline occurred, and although modest, ...
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Why the Yellen and Fed Rate Hikes Are Favorable — With More Hikes to Come!

If you were under the belief that the underlying economy was not yet strong enough to support an interest rate hike, note that the Federal Reserve has raised interest rates. ...
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Chevron, DuPont Sink DJIA Tuesday

March 14, 2017: Markets opened lower Tuesday following a report from OPEC on the global market for oil that was less encouraging about market rebalancing.  The FOMC meeting started Tuesday ...
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Intel, GE Weigh on DJIA Monday

March 13, 2017: Markets opened higher Monday maybe as a result of this morning's announcement that Intel is ponying up $15.3 billion for autonomous driving firm Mobileye. Trading has not ...
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General Electric, Caterpillar Push DJIA Higher Friday

March 10, 2017: Markets opened higher Friday following another month of strong non-farm payroll gains. Top performing sectors today were industrials, telecoms, and utilities. The weakest performer was real-estate. WTI ...
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Johnson & Johnson, Intel Lead DJIA Higher Thursday

March 9, 2017: Markets opened mixed on Thursday as traders await Friday's announcement on non-farm payrolls. If the report beats expectations most players will see that as a sure sign ...
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The Best Performing DJIA Stocks Since the March 2009 Recession Bottom

There is no way to deny that it has been a wild ride since the bull market has officially turned 8 years old. The period of March 6 to March ...
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