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Wednesday's "Earnings Beat" Makes This The Perfect "Bad-Market" Tech Stock

In last week’s Private Briefing report Our Experts Show You the Stocks to Pick in a ‘Stock-Picker’s Market’,” Money Map Press Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald identified SanDisk Corp.(NasdaqGS: SNDK) as one of three stocks to buy in the face of the stock market sell-off.

And now we see why…

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  • Stock Market Today: Dow Jones Industrial Average Falls, These Stocks Soar

    U.S. stocks closed mixed today, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average incurring losses, while the S&P 500 and the tech-heavy Nasdaq noted modest gains.

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 0.07% or 11 points, to 16,340; the S&P 500 closed up 0.03%, or 0.5 points, at 1,868 points; and the Nasdaq closed up 0.5%, or 16 points, at 4,323 points.

    Energy futures fell today, with crude oil, heating oil, and natural gas futures significantly off. Light, sweet crude oil for April delivery is down 2.1% at $97.91 per barrel today; heating oil is down 1.4% at $2.92 per gallon; and natural gas is down 1.7% at $4.52 per million BTUs.

    Meanwhile, metals futures rose, with gold trading up 1.5% at $1,367.50 per ounce, platinum trading up 0.7% at $1,475.30 per troy ounce, and silver rising 2.2% at $21.28 per ounce.

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  • Today's Pre-Market Trading Report

    Today's pre-market trading report, March 12, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.41%, closing at 16,351.25. The Nasdaq slipped 0.63% to close at 4,307.19. The S&P 500 dropped 0.51% to finish at 1,867.63.

    Here are the top five stories to watch today and how they're moving markets:

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  • Stock Market Today: The Five Biggest Stories to Watch

    Stock market today, March 11, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.21%, finishing at 16,418.68. The Nasdaq lost 0.04% to end at 4,334.45. The S&P slipped 0.05%, closing at 1,877.17. Markets dipped marginally on news of China's steep drop in exports and Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser's speech pronouncing that February's harsh winter was responsible for the recent stunt in U.S. job growth.

    Here are the five biggest stories to watch today and how they're moving markets:

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  • Today's Stock Market News and Earnings Calendar

    Today's stock market news, March 10, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.19% on Friday to close at 16,452.72. The Nasdaq lost 0.37%, closing at 4,336.22. The S&P 500 remained flat, finishing at 1,878.04.

    Gold prices fell 0.86% to $1,340.50 an ounce. Silver prices slumped by 3.05% to close at $20.92 an ounce. West Texas Intermediate gained 1.00%, trading at $102.58 a barrel.

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  • Stock Market Today: Top 5 Stories and Earnings Calendar

    Stock market today, March 7, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.38% to close at 16,421.89 on Thursday. The Nasdaq fell 0.13% to hit 4,352.13, while the S&P 500 gained a meager 0.17% to finish at 1,877.03.

    This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics will announce the highly anticipated official jobs report. Stay tuned for updates on Moneymorning.com.

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  • Stock Market Today: Dow Jones Industrial Average Falls; Safe Havens Rise

    Stock Market Today, March 5, 2014: U.S. stocks closed mixed today, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing down, the S&P 500 closing flat, and the Nasdaq closing up.

    Stocks today were reacting to a weak private-sector jobs report, more corporate earnings reports, and easing Russia-Ukraine tensions.

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  • Pre-Market Trading Report and Earnings Calendar

    Stock market news today, March 5, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average roared back on Tuesday, leaping 227.85 points to finish at 16,395.88. The S&P 500 jumped 1.53%, or 28.18 points, to close at 4,277.30, while the Nasdaq gained 74.67 points to close at 4,351.67.

    As the markets remain on guard over tensions between Russia and Ukraine, investors are now looking to tomorrow's European central bank (ECB) meeting, plus the release of US non-farm payrolls on Friday, for better insight into global economic recovery. Meanwhile, former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will make a guest appearance on the world stage today when he speaks at the Annual Discovery Leadership Summit in Johannesburg.

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  • Today's Stock Market: The Five Biggest Stories to Watch

    Today's stock market news, March 4, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped on Monday by 153.68 points, or 0.9%, to finish at 16,168.03. The Nasdaq dropped 30.82 points, or 0.7%, to hit 4,277.30, while the S&P 500 finished the day down 14.02 points, or 0.8%, to 1,845.43.

    The markets had their worst selloff in more than a month on news that political tensions between Ukraine and Russia have escalated over the Crimean peninsula. New concerns about China and Turkey also overshadowed relatively positive economic news in the U.S. economy.

    Here's the news today that's moving markets:
  • Stock Market Today: Dow Jones Industrial Average Plunges on Ukraine News

    Stock market today, March 3, 2014: U.S. stocks today closed markedly lower amid increasing political tension in Ukraine and Russia, while safe-haven investments like gold rose on the crisis.

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    The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 0.94%, or 154 points, at 16,168 points; the S&P 500 closed down 0.72%, or 31 points, at 4,277 points, and the Nasdaq Composite Index closed down 0.72%, or 31 points, at 4,277 points.

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  • Today's Stock Market News and Earnings Calendar

    Stock market news today, March 3, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.30% to finish at 16.321.71 on Friday. The Nasdaq fell by 0.25% to close at 4,308.12, while the S&P 500 slipped 0.28% to end at 1.859.45.

    Winter Storm Titan will continue into the late afternoon today on the East Coast of the United States. Despite today's bout of nasty weather, the markets will remain open in New York.

    Here are the five biggest stories moving markets today:

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  • Stock Market Today: Standard & Poor's 500 Index Closes at Record High

    U.S. stocks today closed higher today after manufacturing data was better than expected and consumer sentiment improved, although the Nasdaq's technology stocks closed in the red.

    Consumer sentiment improved to 81.6 in February from 81.2 in January, according to the final revision of the February Reuters/University of Michigan consumer sentiment index.

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  • Today's Pre-Market Trading Report

    Today's pre-market trading outlook, Feb. 28, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.46% yesterday, finishing at 16,272.71. The Nasdaq added 0.63%, closing at 4,318.93, while the S&P 500 gained 0.50%, closing at 1,854.30.

    Here are the top five stock market stories to watch today:

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  • Biggest Stock Market News Today

    Stock market news today, Feb. 27, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by a modest 0.12% on Wednesday, finishing at 16,198.41. The Nasdaq gained 0.10%, closing at 4,292.06, while the S&P 500 was flat, ending trading at 1,845.16.

    Now here's the news moving markets today:

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  • Today's Stock Market News and Earnings Calendar

    Today's stock market news, Feb. 26, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.17% on Tuesday, closing at 16,179.66. The Nasdaq lost 0.13% to finish at 4,287.59, while the S&P 500 also dropped by 0.13% to end at 1,845.12. U.S. stock futures were positive this morning, ahead of retailer earnings and new-home sales data.

    Here are the events moving markets today...
  • Today's Pre-Market Trading Report

    Pre-market trading report, Feb. 25, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped more than 100 points on Monday, inching closer to its intra-day record high of 16,588.20. The S&P 500 struck a new intra-day record of 1,858.71 while the Nasdaq ticked up 0.69% to 4,292.97. Gold prices retreated from a four-month high.

    Now a pre-market look at what's in store for today...