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DJIA Today Dips on Energy News, plus AAPL Slips Further Ahead of Big Reveal

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The DJIA today dipped due to a slide in energy prices, and U.S. stocks were mixed overall. Global growth concerns weighed heavily on crude oil prices, with Brent crude prices slipping below $100 per barrel for the first time in more than a year.

This dragged down prices of global producers and oilfield service providers such as BP (NYSE: BP) and Schlumberger (NYSE: SLB).

Here are the top stories in the stock market today…

Why the Apple Stock Price Will Go Higher Despite the Noise (AAPL)

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A crazy week for Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) ahead of its much-anticipated iPhone 6 announcement next Tuesday took a 4.22% bite out of the Apple stock price yesterday (Wednesday).

But long-term AAPL investors need not worry.

For all the commotion this week about hacked iCloud accounts, new products from rival Samsung, and negative comments from several Wall Street analysts, the fundamental reasons that the Apple stock price will continue to rise have not changed.

Here’s why these events are not the big deal the media has made them out to be…

Apple's (Nasdaq: AAPL) Next Big Move Will Supercharge This Tech Stock

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As the launch of the Apple iPhone 6 careens our way, we're seeing more and more speculation that the iDevice king wants to add digital payments to its "ecosystem."

And that's going to further supercharge the business of NXP Semiconductors, the specialized chipmaker whose shares are up 195% since we recommended them back in May 2012.

Let us show you why...

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DJIA Today Adds 10 Points, but AAPL’s 4% Tumble Weighs on Nasdaq

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DJIA Today, Sept. 3, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average managed to eke out a 10-point gain Wednesday, but overall U.S. markets were mixed as global tensions and strong auto sales offset one another. The Nasdaq was weighed down heavily by the tech sector this afternoon, as shares of Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) slumped more than 4%.

Here are the top stories from the stock market today…

Apple Stock Has a "Lot of Momentum" Heading into Busy Fall (AAPL)

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Last month Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) stock reached an all-time high. This fall we'll see several more reasons why Apple stock is headed much higher.

That's what Money Morning Defense & Tech Specialist Michael Robinson said in an appearance today (Tuesday) on FOX Business' "Varney & Co.," as he talked about the many new products the tech giant is planning to announce at its Sept. 9 event.

Here's what Robinson expects to see from Apple next Tuesday and why he thinks it will drive AAPL stock much higher...

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DJIA Today Dips on Ukraine Concerns, but AAPL a Bright Spot with Sept. 9 Event

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) today shed 42 points today and gold prices rose for the third consecutive session as investors sought safety from rising geopolitical tensions in Ukraine. This morning, Russian forces invaded Ukraine via the eastern border.

The losses remained tempered by a batch of strong economic data that saw U.S. second-quarter GDP growth revised upward to 4.2%.

Here are the top stories from the stock market today…

DJIA Today Dips 38 Points; AAPL, GMCR, DYN Among Day's Gainers

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DJIA Today, Aug. 22, 2014: U.S. stocks were mixed on Friday as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech in Jackson Hole, Wyo., failed to beat back renewed geopolitical concerns in eastern Ukraine.

This morning, NATO announced that Russia was building up a strong troop presence on the eastern border of Ukraine, while another convoy entered the country.

Now, here are the top stories from the stock market today...

The Apple-IBM Deal Has One Clear Winner: You

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You may remember the famous "1984" commercial introducing Macintosh personal computers.

In the ad, "Apple" is an iconoclastic young heroine who hurls a hammer at a giant screen broadcasting "Big Brother" (IBM) lecturing to a legion of followers.

But instead of David battling Goliath to the death, the two are now joining forces in a bold new pact, and it's a good deal for both companies.

But investors will want to buy the stock that stands to benefit the most...

Stock Market Closes Up Again Today as AAPL Hits $100 Mark, HD Soars

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Stock Market Close, Aug. 19, 2014: U.S. stocks roared again Tuesday, buoyed by strong earnings reports and a slew of positive economic data. The surge was led today by The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD), which saw shares rise nearly 6% after the company beat Wall Street estimates for its second quarter.

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

Why Apple Stock Broke $100 and Set an All-Time High (AAPL)

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Thanks to two effusive research reports, the Apple stock price (Nasdaq: AAPL) cracked the $100-a-share milestone yesterday (Tuesday).

The close of $100.53 also marked an all-time closing high for Apple stock. The previous all-time closing high (before the 7-to-1 stock split in June) was $702.10, or $100.30 adjusted.

The analyst reports both noted that strong sales of the upcoming iPhone 6 will boost AAPL stock.

But that's not all they said...

Apple Stock Will Zoom on This $626 Billion Opportunity (AAPL)

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For all the talk about fancy new hardware (like the iPhone 6) that's in Apple Inc.'s (Nasdaq: AAPL) pipeline, another initiative on the horizon has just as good a chance - if not better - to move the needle on Apple stock over the next year.

It's Apple's bid to control the nascent mobile payments industry, which is poised to grow from $133 billion last year to $626 billion in 2018.

And AAPL already has most of the pieces in place to dominate it…

AAPL Stock Finally Kicks the Drag of Samsung Patent War

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The partial peace in the global patent war between Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) and rival Samsung Electronics (OTC: SSNLF) won't be a major catalyst for either AAPL stock or that of Samsung, but it will be one less risk factor for investors in both companies to worry about.

Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple and South Korea-based Samsung announced today (Wednesday) that they would drop lawsuits against each other in all countries except the United States.

Here's why both sides have decided it's time to kiss and make up...

Stock Market Close: Dow Jones Plunges 317 Points in Biggest Drop in 6 Months

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Stock market close, July 31, 2014: U.S. markets plummeted Thursday in a broad decline, with the Dow Jones shedding 317 points in a broad sell-off.

Meanwhile, the S&P 500 fell below its 50-day moving average, erasing all of July's gains as concerns in global markets hammered stocks. The Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index (VIX) jumped more than 26% to an intraday high of 16.98, the highest level since April.

Now, here are the top stories from today...