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Stock Market News Today: Iran Reaches Nuclear Deal, Wal-Mart Names New CEO
Stock Market News Today, Nov. 25: Stocks are trading a bit higher this morning, with the Nasdaq topping 4,000 for the first time since 2000 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 primed for another record day.
The biggest market news today: Global leaders reached a deal with Iran regarding its nuclear program.To continue reading, please click here...
Stock Market News Today: Gains Slip After Icahn Warning
Stock market news today, Nov. 18: The Dow ended up today but fell short of 16,000 after bearish comments from Carl Icahn.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 0.1% to 15,976 points, hitting a high of 16,030 earlier in the day. The S&P 500 closed down about 0.4% at 1,791 points, and the Nasdaq Composite Index closed down 1% at 3,949.To continue reading, please click here...
The Biggest News from the Stock Market Now
Yesterday (Tuesday), Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald appeared on CNBC World to talk over the biggest news from the stock market now.
Today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average set a new record high at 15,746.88, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,770.49 (a 0.43% rise since yesterday). The rising markets are indicative that investors believe the U.S. Federal Reserve will see the data and choose to continue with its interest-rate lowering quantitative easing (QE) program.To continue reading, please click here...
Stock Market News Today: Why These Stocks Are On the Move
Stock market news today, Nov. 4: Stocks are kicking off this Monday on a positive note. Investors will keep an eye on Friday's jobs report that could deliver clues on when the U.S. Federal Reserve will taper its bond-buying program.
In other economic indicators, factory orders for September were roughly in line with expectations.
The Standard & Poor's 500 Index is up about 0.17% at 1,764 points, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 0.1% to 15,629 points. The Nasdaq Composite Index (INDEX Nasdaq: .IXIC) is up 0.2% at 3,929.To continue reading, please click here...
Stock Market News Today Focuses on FOMC Meeting Outcome
Stock market news today, Oct. 30: Stocks are fairly steady today as investors await the Federal Reserve's next decision on whether to taper its massive bond-buying program, with general expectations being that tapering will be delayed until 2014 amid the recent onslaught of more negative economic indicators.
For several months, investors have had difficulty deciphering how the Fed will pare back this stimulus program, and confusion persists today. Some say tapering may begin at the next Fed meeting in December, while others are predicting next January or March.To continue reading, please click here...
Stock Market News Today: Big Day for Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), Merck (NYSE: MRK)
Stock Market News Today, Oct. 28: Stocks are weighed in morning trade, reversing out of earlier gains as investors are hit with a disappointing report on pending home sales despite a more positive report on industrial production.
Pending home sales slid 5.6% in September to the lowest level in nine months, likely weighed by higher housing prices and higher interest rates.To continue reading, please click here...
Frank Holmes: Trying to Stop a Bull Market Has Risks
U.S. stocks have been on a tear. The S&P 500 Index has climbed a surprising 23% so far this year, as a global synchronized recovery takes shape and funds flow back to equities.
As I often say, investors take risks when they try to stop a bull run, and plenty of data suggest you might regret taking that action this year.
Consider the optimistic views from Joshua Brown, i.e. The Reformed Broker, as we have "all the rocket fuel we need for an explosion." There's no election, no war in Syria, and no taper talk. Banks are highly capitalized, stocks around the world are cheap and hedge funds' short positions are the highest since January, says Brown.To continue reading, please click here...
Stock Market News Today: Corelogic (NYSE: CLGX) Soars, NQ Mobile (NYSE: NQ) Gets Slashed
In the stock market today, equities are up modestly in the wake of positive data on manufacturing in China, which reached a seven-month high in October, pointing to a stronger economy there and globally.To continue reading, please click here...
Today's Stock Market News: JPM, NFLX, FSLR, AAPL
Today's stock market news focuses on earnings and the release of a backlog of economic data that was delayed due to the federal government shutdown.To continue reading, please click here...