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10 ETFs to Help Avoid a Stock Market Crash and Maybe Even Profit From It!

December historically has been a good month for the stock market, but in 2018 that Santa Clause rally remains elusive. Blame the trade war, tariffs, an arrest of a key ...
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Will Tuesday’s Stock Market Carnage Already Be Forgotten About on Thursday?

Tuesday's major U.S. stock market selling went from bad to worse as buyers were merely absent ahead of the rare mid-week closure of the U.S. financial markets as a day ...
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Wall Street Strategists Predict the S&P 500 and Top Sectors for 2019

Perhaps the best way to describe 2018 has been volatile, and the strength of the bull market in stocks, after nine years of solid gains, has been called into question ...
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How Boeing Is Propping Up the Dow

At noon on Monday, the Dow Jones industrial average was trading up about 164 points, after opening about 240 points higher than Friday's closing total. Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) shares ...
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Initial 2019 S&P 500 Targets From Barclays, Citi, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch and Others

With the worst Thanksgiving stock market week in many years having capped some serious negativity in the stock market, December and year-end are now just around the corner. Despite the ...
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Apple, Walgreens Tank the Dow Tuesday

November 20, 2018: Markets opened lower Tuesday as the sell-off in equities continues. Today's catalyst appears to have been a number of weak earnings reports from some major retailers. Belief ...
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10 ETFs to Avoid a Stock Market Crash (and Maybe Even Profit From It)

  What was supposed to be a shortened week with lower trading volume ahead of Thanksgiving has turned into a serious disappointment. With major selling in the three broad ...
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Caterpillar, Cisco Push the Dow Higher Thursday

November 15, 2018: Markets opened lower Thursday but now appear on track to reverse direction and close the day with a gain on all three major indexes. Some easing in ...
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Apple, Goldman Sachs Tank the Dow Monday

November 12, 2018: Markets opened lower Monday and that was just for starters. Only the S&P 500 looked like it had a chance to avoid a decline of around 2% ...
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Exxon Mobil, Caterpillar Sink the DowThursday

November 8, 2018: Markets opened lower Thursday and only the Dow was able to spend part of the day in the green. The Fed Open Market Committee (FOMC) did not ...
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UnitedHealth, Caterpillar Launch the Dow Higher Wednesday

November 7, 2018: Markets opened higher Wednesday partly a reaction to the Republicans' ability to hold on to control of the U.S. Senate, generally viewed as good news for business ...
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IBM, Chevron Lift the Dow Monday

November 5, 2018: Markets opened mixed Monday as the Nasdaq Composite failed to generate any positive sentiment until late in the day. But tech sector stocks underperformed all day and ...
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IBM Tumbles to the Bottom of Dow Stocks

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) had a rough Halloween week, dropping 7.3% and taking over as the worst performing stock in the Dow Jones Industrial Average index. The drop ...
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Merck Takes Over as Dow’s Top-Performing Dow Stock

Last week saw the Dow recover a goodly portion of the previous week's loss. The move higher resulted in a change at the top as Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: ...
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The Top 20 Must-Know Investor News Items for the Week of November 2

  This last week was a crazy end to the October selling craze being followed by a flood of stock buying this week prior to Friday's major profit taking. ...
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