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Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Moving Ahead of Apple Earnings

Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average today (Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015) slipped 18 points ahead of today's first day of the Fed Open Market Committee's seventh meeting of 2015 and a very busy day of company earnings reports.

The central bank is unlikely to raise interest rates in October, but it could change language on its statement regarding exposure to foreign markets. The U.S. dollar was sliding against a basket of currencies due to these expectations.

Here's what else is moving the Dow Jones Industrial Average today...


Apple Q4 Earnings: Why iPhone Worries Are Overblown (AAPL)

Wall Street is anxiously awaiting the Apple Q4 earnings, but not because it wants to know how many iPhones, Macs, and iPads the company sold in the last quarter. They know those number will be strong.

Analysts instead are worried about the guidance Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) will give for the current quarter's iPhone sales.

Here are five reasons those concerns are unwarranted...


Is Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: VRX) the New Enron?

The Valeant Pharmaceutical stock price has dropped more than 50% since August.

Some investors believe that the plummeting VRX stock is a signal to buy.

Find out why the history of another troubled company could predict the future cratering of the VRX stock price...

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Dips 23 Points as Apple Stock Slumps (Nasdaq: AAPL)

Why did the Dow Jones Industrial Average fall 23 points today?

Here's how the stock market did today, earnings reports, the top stock market news, and stocks to watch based on today's market moves…

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Tesla Stock Price Today Climbs After Reporting Record China Sales

The Tesla stock price today (Monday) climbed as much as 2% from Friday's close after the company announced record sales in China for Q3.

Tesla Motors Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA) sold 1,345 vehicles in China this quarter. That beat Q2 China sales of 883 vehicles and Q1 sales of 797.

And that's not the only reason to be bullish on the Tesla stock price...


Should I Buy Alibaba Stock Now? (NYSE: BABA)

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) stock had fallen more than 43% in 2015 through September, but the stock has rebounded more than 25% in the last month.

That has investors wondering if they should buy Alibaba stock now...


Should I Buy Twitter Stock (NYSE: TWTR)?

CEO Jack Dorsey handed over $200 million worth of Twitter stock to his employees.

It was a generous gesture, but it leaves investors asking, "Should I buy Twitter stock?"

Read on to see if you should buy Twitter stock now or leave it out of your portfolio...

Wall Street

10 Numbers That Stunned Investors This Week

Here are this week's need-to-know facts about the stock market, economy, Wall Street, and life-changing global events…

It's the numbers that count in this crazy world. They can tell stories that words sometimes can't.

Here's a look at some of the fascinating, infuriating, amusing, depressing, and altogether important numbers that the world has put up on the board recently - and why you need to know them...


An Apple Earnings Quirk Investors Need to Know Before Tuesday (Nasdaq: AAPL)

When the Q4 Apple earnings are announced Tuesday after the market close, the company won't be breaking any records.

That's because Apple Inc.'s (Nasdaq: AAPL) earnings follow a very consistent pattern from one year to the next. It's something that's fundamental to how Apple operates.

Here's why it happens, and how it affects Apple stock...


Why the Boeing Stock Price Is Higher Today (NYSE: BA)

The Boeing stock price traded up 2.4% to $142.15 today (Wednesday) after the company reported better than expected fiscal Q3 results and an optimistic full-year outlook.

Amid record deliveries of commercial planes, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) earned $1.11 billion, or $1.59 per share, in the quarter. Revenue jumped 9% to $25.8 billion.

But those earnings figures aren't the only reasons the Boeing stock price is climbing today...