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Dow Jones Today Will Be Watching FOMC Meeting Closely

Dow Jones Today, September 17, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose Tuesday after investors took a hard look at language used by the U.S. Federal Reserve and expected the central bank to be less hawkish on interest rates in the near term.

Yesterday, the Federal Open Market Committee kicked off a two-day meeting, where the central bank will be under intensive scrutiny from investors to determine what action Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen and her team will take on interest rates in the next nine months.

Here's what else you should know to make your Wednesday profitable:

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DJIA Soars 100 Points Today as Rising Oil Prices Lift Energy Stocks

The DJIA rose Tuesday after investors took a hard look at language used by the Federal Reserve and expect the central bank to be less hawkish on interest rates in the near term.

Today saw strong its strongest gains in the energy sector, fueled by rising oil prices. Brent crude, priced in London, increased 1.4%, while U.S. crude futures in New York were up 2%.

Here are today's top stories...

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DJIA Sheds 61 Points as Markets Suffer First Weekly Loss in Six Weeks

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) closed down 61 points Friday, dipping beneath the 17,000 mark, while the S&P Volatility Index (VIX) soared more than 10% intraday.

Economic concerns tied to the new round of sanctions against Russian oil and gas companies weighed heavily on oil stocks this afternoon.

Here are the top stories from the stock market today...

Stock Market Today

BBRY, LULU, and GOGO Among Biggest Gainers in the Stock Market Today

U.S. markets were mixed Thursday, with the Nasdaq and S&P 500 eking out modest gains and the Dow Jones shedding 19 points on news that the EU has issued new sanctions against Russian energy companies.

Investors also grew more cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve meeting next week, with many suggesting the central bank will take a more hawkish approach toward interest rates.

Here are the top stories from the stock market today…

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Alibaba IPO Price Update Is Biggest Story in the Stock Market Today

Stock market today, Sept. 8, 2014: U.S. stock markets rallied Friday to end the week on a high note, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average both logging their fifth consecutive weekly gains.

Although a lackluster jobs report indicates that hiring slowed in August, with the economy adding a meager 142,000 jobs, investors saw a silver lining in the eight-month hiring low: The structural weakness in the jobs sector likely means the U.S. Federal Reserve will hold off on raising interest rates in the near term.

Stock Market

How Stocks Do in September

These two charts show you how stocks do in September, with the rumblings of how this is the worst month for stocks…

True, September has been the nastiest month for the Dow Jones over the last century, with an average loss of 0.8%. Since 1929, the Dow average performance for September has been a 1.24% loss.

But you can be prepared no matter what happens – and here’s how…

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Stock Market Today Rises with S&P 500 Hitting Record High, Dow Gains 67 Points

U.S. stock markets rallied Friday to end the week on a high note, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones both logging their fifth consecutive weekly gains.

Although a lackluster jobs report indicates that hiring slowed in August, the structural weakness in the jobs sector likely means the U.S. Federal Reserve will hold off on raising interest rates.

Here are the top stories from the stock market today…

Tech Investing

These Two Tech Stocks to Buy Are Beating the S&P 500 – Again

At their peak, Microsoft and Intel dominated the personal-computing market, accounting for roughly 95% of sales.

As a result of their unique fit, both companies made thousands of shareholders rich. They have lagged in recent years, but thanks to new leadership at both firms, they're back to beating the S&P 500 once again.

These two are a couple of the best tech stocks to buy out there. Here’s why.

Best Investments

Seven of the Best Stocks to Buy Now in Four of the Most Profitable Sectors

Best stocks to buy for the week ending Aug. 29, 2014:Last week for Money Morning Members, we highlighted seven stocks that bring readers the "best of the best" in four sectors currently overflowing with upside potential.

One pick hails from the 3D printing market that's expected to quadruple within the next four years. Another is in the fleet and fuel management sector – it's rapidly growing at a compound annual growth rate of 22.8%. We've got three energy stocks to buy from the most productive natural gas region in the U.S. And we highlighted two silver ETFs that play some promising numbers that were just reported from August.

You can find all of last week's tips and recommendations here in our newest list of the best stocks to buy now…

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TSLA, ECB Dominate Stock Market News Today

Stock market news today, September 4, 2014: U.S. stock futures were up this morning (Thursday) following a mixed trading session in the stock market Wednesday. Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) – which accounts for nearly 9% of the Nasdaq – slumped 4.22% yesterday after a possible breach of its iCloud. As a result, the Nasdaq slipped 0.56% (25.62 points).

Here’s a list of the top stock market news for Thursday…