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UnitedHealth, Exxon Sink DJIA on Friday

February 17, 2017: Markets opened lower Friday following a mixed Thursday close. There was little noteworthy economic news and the Monday President's Day holiday may have encouraged some traders to get ...
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Cisco, Coca-Cola Hold DJIA Up on Thursday

February 16, 2017: Markets opened higher again Thursday but was unable to keep the ball rolling toward ever higher heights. The likeliest explanation is that some traders are booking profits, ...
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Pfizer, Cisco Push DJIA Higher Wednesday

February 15, 2017: Markets opened higher Wednesday after a record setting day again Tuesday. President Trump met with some of the country's top retailers this morning and continued expressions of ...
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Apple, JPMorgan Dominate DJIA on Tuesday

February 14, 2017: Markets opened mixed Tuesday as investors and traders stepped back a bit from the pace of the last few days' trading. Although the three major indexes traded ...
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Caterpillar, Cisco Systems Lift DJIA on Monday

February 13, 2017: Markets opened higher again Monday mostly on bets that President Trump's tax cuts will materialize as promised and usher in a new period of growth for the ...
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Caterpillar, Nike Push Dow Higher Friday

February 10, 2017: Markets opened higher again Friday following some decent news on export prices (up 0.1% in January) and import prices (down 0.2%). The University of Michigan consumer sentiment survey ...
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Wal-Mart, Nike Push DJIA Higher on Thursday

February 9, 2017: Markets opened higher Thursday and got a boost from a statement from President Trump following a meeting with airlines executives that a tax-cut plan would be coming ...
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JPMorgan, Exxon Sink DJIA on Wednesday

February 8, 2017: Markets opened lower Wednesday and the blue chippers of the DJIA never made it above the break-even line. Counter-cyclical sectors were the day's leading gainers while financial ...
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Boeing, Apple Dominate DJIA on Tuesday

February 7, 2017: Markets opened higher Tuesday and dipped very near the red zone before bouncing back up. The energy sector is the day's big loser while consumer staples and ...
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Verizon, Home Depot Lead Dow Lower Monday

February 6, 2017: Markets opened lower Monday and bumped along near the break-even line on two of the major indexes until around noon when both edged lower. No major earnings reports ...
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Financial Giants Dominate DJIA Gains Friday

February 3, 2017: Markets opened higher Friday and rose more or less steadily all day. The report on employment was stronger than expected in new jobs, but a little weak ...
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Caterpillar, Boeing Weigh on DJIA Thursday

February 2, 2017: Markets opened lower Thursday and after bobbing above and below the break-even line, appear to have settled in the red as the session reaches its close. Among the ...
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Apple Dominates DJIA on Wednesday

February 1, 2017: Markets opened higher Wednesday but weren't able to hold on to the opening highs. The FOMC kept interest rates unchanged this afternoon, and ADP this morning reported a ...
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Goldman Sachs, Intel Lead DJIA Down Tuesday

January 31, 2017: Markets opened lower again Tuesday, even following a late-Monday surge that pared what was beginning to look like a nasty loss. Consumer confidence, particularly looking ahead, was weaker ...
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DuPont, Caterpillar Tank DJIA Monday

January 30 2017: Markets opened lower Monday following a weekend of turmoil at U.S. airports following President Donald Trump's immigration order signed last Friday. Several major companies (Apple, Goldman Sach, ...
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