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Dow Jones Futures Up Today Ahead of This Market News
Dow Jones futures today, May 29, 2014: Dow Jones futures pointed to a 0.07% gain ahead of open today (Thursday). This morning, the U.S. federal government announced that first quarter gross domestic product (GDP) slipped by 1% - much more than the 0.4% expected contraction.Here’s what will affect Dow Jones futures today, and other top market news…
Stock Market Today: GE-Alstom Deal News, McDonald's Dividend Hike, and More
Stock market today, May 28, 2014: The stock market today (Wednesday) ended its streak of four-straight session gains. U.S. Treasury prices surged, putting the benchmark 10-year Treasury note yield at its lowest level this year on a closing basis.
Here's the scorecard from this session:
DOW: 16,634.40, -0.25%And here are the top stories from the stock market today.
S&P 500: 1,909.77, -0.11%
NASDAQ: 4,225.08, -0.28%
Stock Market News Today: Home Prices, Cyber Spying, and Poultry Profits
Stock market news today, May 27, 2014: The big stock market news today (Tuesday) was the S&P 500's climb to an intraday record. Fueling U.S. stock markets' rise were positive economic data, including growing consumer confidence, and expansion in the U.S. service sector.
Here's the scorecard from today's trading session:
DOW: 16,675.50, +0.42%And here are the top stories in Tuesday’s stock market news:
S&P 500: 1,911.91, +0.60%
NASDAQ: 4,237.07, +1.22%
The Top Stories to Watch in the Stock Market Today
Stock market today, May 23, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased on Thursday on positive news in the housing market. Data from the National Association of Realtors indicated a 1.3% increase in home sales in April. This is the first increase of the year.Here’s what to watch for in the stock market today:
What to Watch in the Stock Market Today: One of the Largest Hacks in U.S. History
Stock market today, May 22, 2014: Yesterday (Wednesday), the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed with a triple digit jump after no surprises emerged from the U.S. Federal Reserve's April meeting minutes.Here’s what you should know to make your Thursday profitable:
Top Financial News: FOMC Minutes Today, Detroit's JP Morgan Bailout, and More
Top financial news today, May 21, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted more than 100 points on Tuesday after a sharp selloff in retail stocks rattled the markets.Here are the top financial news stories you should know to make your Wednesday profitable…
Wall Street News: HD, TWTR, and LOCK Are Moving Markets Today
Wall Street news today, May 20, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up on Monday despite the fact that a megadeal between the world's leading drug companies fell through. Tech and small-cap stocks saw the strongest performances on the day.Here are the 10 things moving markets in the stock market today:
Stock Market Today: This Major International Energy Deal Is Moving Markets
Stock market today, May 19, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose on Friday as positive housing data raised investor sentiments and trimmed morning losses. U.S. consumer sentiment slipped in May, offering new concerns about U.S. income growth.Here are the 10 things you should know to make your Monday profitable:
Stock Market Today: Top Stories to Watch Before the Market Opens
Stock market today, May 16, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped as many as 200 points Thursday on lukewarm housing numbers, poor retail earnings, and a sell-off in small cap stocks.Here are the 10 things you should know to make your Friday profitable:
You Can Make Money in Stocks (Especially These Three) No Matter What Rates Do
It's commonly held wisdom that stock markets go to heck in a hand basket when interest rates rise. So, the thinking goes, you'd be better off selling ahead of time before that happens.
No doubt it's tempting to head for the hills with rates at historical lows, but it pays to do your research before you hit the "sell" button.
The three companies I'm going to show you today, for example, can actually benefit from rising rates.
First, let's take an "Econ 101" look at the impact interest rates can have on stocks, especially when rates start rising...Full Story
Stocks to Buy: Get the "Google of Russia" for a Bargain
When looking for the best stocks to buy, many investors avoid companies and markets that are tangled in bad news.
For many, it seems like common sense to avoid areas that keep generating negative headlines. But for shrewd investors, "bad news" can frequently generate very profitable stocks.And right now, Russian tech stocks are providing investors with discounted buy-in opportunities. This tech stock in particular has huge potential…
Stock Market Today: Wal-Mart Misses Earnings, Other Top Stories
Stock market today, May 15, 2014 The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped from record highs yesterday on concerns of rising inflation. Producer prices increased 0.6% in April, the largest increase since September 2012. Economists had predicted a rise of just 0.2%.Here’s what you need to know to make your Thursday profitable:
Dow Jones Today Dips on Inflation Fears, Plus 9 Other Top Stories
The Dow Jones today fell more than 100 points, and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq fell as well.Here's what moved the Dow lower.
GSK, YHOO, DE, and NFLX Are Today's Pre-Market Movers
Premarket movers today, May 14, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose to a new closing record on Tuesday of 16,715.44. The S&P 500 hit a record intraday high, touching over 1,900 for the first time ever.Here’s what to know about the stock market today to make your Wednesday profitable:
How to Profit from Market Volatility
During my 30 years as an investor, I've developed five tools that demonstrate how to profit from market volatility. And today I want to share them with you.
With the Nasdaq Composite Index - and tech stocks in general - going through a turbulent stretch of their own, these five rules will help keep you from making mistakes.You literally can't afford not to read this...