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A Triple-Digit Loss as Easy as 1-2-3 for Dow Jones Today

Dow Jones Today

The Dow Jones today (Friday) posted a 123-point loss, while other U.S. markets also finished in the red, on poor earnings outlooks and news that the economy may not have recovered as much as expected in the second quarter.

Meanwhile, gold prices bounced back from a five-week low, recovering to finish above $1,300 an ounce.

Here’s the scorecard from today’s trading session, and the top stories that affected the stock market today…

DJIA Today Moving on GE, MS, MCD, and YUM News

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DJIA today, July 21, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average bounced back on Friday, up more than 100 points following Thursday's 161 point drop. Geopolitical tensions remain high following the attack on a Malaysian jet airliner over Ukrainian skies Thursday morning, and Israel's tactical launch inside Gaza.

The rebound on Friday suggests that investors are paying more attention to second-quarter earnings than events in Ukraine and Gaza.

Here’s the news moving the DJIA today:

DJIA Rallies Back with 123-Point Gain After Thursday's Dive; Here Are the Top Stories

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Stock market close, Friday, July 18: The DJIA bounced back on Friday, up more than 100 points following Thursday's worst performance since early April. Geopolitical tensions remain high following the attack on a Malaysian jet airliner over Ukrainian skies yesterday morning, and Israel's tactical launch inside Gaza.

Here's the scorecard from today's trading session, and a roundup of the top stories from AMZN, Google, GE stock, the VIX, and more...

Dow Jones Above 17,000 – but "the "Pendulum Swings Violently"

dow jones On Thursday afternoon, Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald appeared on CNBC's"Closing Bell"for a roundtable discussion of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which had just shattered 17,000 points.

But the sheer duration of this bull market - which has now lasted more than 1,000 days -suggests a correction could be in store for the Dow and other U.S. markets. Further jobs data was also a cause of concern. June full time jobs dipped by more than 500,000, while part time jobs rose by 800,000 - the most since 1993.

Watch the following video for Fitz-Gerald's investing insight on the best market moves to make now to prepare.

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Dow Jones Today Moving on These Top Stories

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Dow Jones today, July 7, 2014: Last Thursday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average shattered the 17,000 barrier on news that the U.S. economy added another 288,000 jobs in June. The official unemployment rate fell to 6.1%, its lowest level since September 2008. Despite the optimism, the economy shed more than half a million full-time jobs and added the net balance through part-time work.

This week, companies will begin reporting quarterly earnings for the past three months.

Here’s the news that will be moving the Dow Jones today:

Stock Market Today: Gas Prices Hit Six-Year High and GPRO Stock Dips

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Stock market today, July 2, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average flirted within two points of 17,000 on Tuesday, as transportation, technology, and small-cap stocks surged. The Dow and the S&P 500 both hit record highs again.
Investors will be paying attention to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's lecture today at the International Monetary Fund's headquarters. After her talk, she will join IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde in a sit-down interview.

Here’s the rest of the news that will be moving the stock market today…

Dow Jones Today: GOOG and FB News Moving Markets

Dow Jones Today

Dow Jones today, June 25, 2014: The U.S. stock market dipped on Tuesday despite continued positive economic data in consumer confidence and domestic housing markets. Consumer confidence struck its highest monthly level since January 2008. Meanwhile, the Commerce Department reported that new home sales increased 18.6%, reaching a seasonally adjusted rate of 504,000 units for the year. This is the highest level since May 2008.

Here are the top stories moving the Dow Jones today…

Dow Jones Futures Slip as Violence in Iraq Escalates, Plus These Top Market Stories

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Stock market news today, June 13, 2014: The conflict in Iraq weighed on Dow Jones futures Friday. S&P 500 futures were also down, while Nasdaq Composite futures were flat.

Here's the top stock market news to make your Friday profitable, including a $48 billion communications merger, Alibaba news, a shocking Tesla disclosure, and more...

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Is Going to 18,000 This Year

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For the past few months, investors have watched the steady climb of the Dow Jones Industrial Average as it has crept closer and closer to another milestone - 17,000.

But Money Morning Defense & Tech Specialist Michael Robinson - who also spends a lot of time studying charts and doing technical analysis - believes 17,000 will be far from the peak for the DJIA in 2014.

Hear why Michael is so sure the Dow is going to keep running full steam ahead in the following video.

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When Will the Dow Jones Industrial Average Hit 17,000?

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at another record high yesterday (Monday) at 16,943.10, prompting many to speculate when the Dow will hit 17,000.

Money Morning's Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald joined FOX Business' "Varney & Co." yesterday (Monday) and told viewers when he thinks the Dow Jones Industrial Average will eclipse 17,000 for the first time.

He also discussed why the markets are continuing higher and what it will take to push the Dow to another record high.

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