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The 4 Stocks That Dragged Down the Dow

September 2, 2014: Markets opened mixed on Tuesday with the blue chips spending most of the day in the red. The energy and basic materials sectors took a beating today ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Market

August 28, 2014: Markets opened lower on Thursday and even an estimate for second quarter GDP that was revised up couldn’t put any air under equities. The day’s trading got ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed Down the Market

August 27, 2014: Markets opened higher on Wednesday but soon turned negative before bouncing back above the break-even line in the mid-morning. The S&P 500 opened at a new high, ...
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The 4 Stocks That Pushed the DJIA and S&P 500 to New Highs

August 26, 2014: Markets opened higher on Tuesday following a huge jump in durable goods orders, a better-than-expected report on consumer confidence, and a slowdown in home price increases. The ...
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The 4 Stocks That Helped Lift the S&P Above 2,000

August 25, 2014: Markets opened higher on Monday, and the S&P pushed above the 2,000 mark for the first time ever about an hour after trading opened this morning. All ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the Market

August 22, 2014: Markets opened mixed on Friday following news of a Russian convey moving into Ukraine. Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen’s speech today did not break any new ground, and ...
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The 4 Stocks That Drove the Market

August 20, 2014: Markets opened higher on Thursday following a better-than-expected report on new claims for unemployment benefits and fourth consecutive gain in existing home sales. Shortly before closing today ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Market

August 20, 2014: Markets opened lower on Wednesday after a weak overnight showing in international markets. All three major indexes got a bounce higher after the FOMC released minutes of ...
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The 5 Stocks That Dominated the Market

August 19, 2014: Markets opened higher again on Tuesday following a solid report on new home construction and tame inflation. The minutes of the latest Fed Open Market Committee (FOMC) ...
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The 4 Stocks That Carried the Market

August 18, 2014: Markets opened higher on Monday as tensions in Ukraine appear to have eased. A boost in homebuilder confidence probably helped a little, but equities were in favor ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the Market

August 15, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday but sank in the mid-morning on news that Ukraine troops were engaging with a Russian armored column. Tensions diminished in the afternoon, ...
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The 4 Stocks That Carried the Market

August 14, 2014: Markets opened higher on Thursday after a slightly worse-than-expected report on new claims for unemployment benefits.  U.S. export prices were higher in July and natural gas prices ...
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The 4 Stocks That Boosted the Market

August 13, 2014: Markets opened higher on Wednesday after a couple of down days earlier this week. Only the basic materials sector is trading down about half an hour before ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the Market

August 12, 2014: Markets opened lower on Tuesday, took a brief turn into the green, and then settled into the red by mid-morning. Energy stocks led the decline as data ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Market

August 11, 2014: Markets opened higher Monday following a relatively quiet weekend on the geopolitical front. Semiconductors and biotechs were among the better performing sectors on a day when no ...
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