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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…

  • Stock Market Today

  • Dow Jones Industrial Average Drops Nearly 100 Points Today, and Other Top News

    At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 98.89 points to finish at 16,268.99. The Nasdaq fell 60.69 points finish at 4,173.58, while the S&P 500 was down 13.06 points to settle at 1,852.56.

    Here's a recap of other major events today.

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  • Today's Pre-Market Trading Report

    Pre-market trading report, March 26, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 91.19 points to finish at 16,367.88 on Tuesday. The Nasdaq increased 7.88 points to finish at 4,234.27, while the S&P 500 hit an intraday all-time high before falling to close at 1,865.62. Global stocks are up on positive U.S. economic data and an improved outlook on Ukraine.

    Today's durable goods report is the most important data input of the week. A second solid gain would increase the outlook for the manufacturing sector. Meanwhile, Asian shares struck a two-week high this morning as investors saw good news on improved economic data and expectations that China will ramp up stimulus spending to keep its economy running above 7.5% growth.

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  • Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Erases Monday's Losses – Here's Your Recap

    At today's closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 91.19 points to finish at 16,367.88. The Nasdaq increased 7.88 points to finish at 4,234.27, while the S&P 500 hit an intraday all-time high before falling to close at 1,865.62.

    Here's a recap of other major events today:

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  • Stock Market Today: News and Earnings Calendar

    Stock market today, March 25, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 0.16% on Monday to finish the day at 16,276.89. The Nasdaq slumped 1.18% to 4,226.38, while the S&P 500 shed 0.49% to 1,857.46.

    Here are today's five biggest stories and how they're impacting the markets:

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  • The Huge Economic Indicator Everyone Misses If you like bull markets, you better hope Janet Yellen is one of the most talkative Fed Chairs in history.

    It's not that she's going to say anything brilliant or insightful, just that she says something... anything... on a regular basis.

    You see, there's a direct relationship between how much she says and what's happening in the markets. What she says is almost completely irrelevant.

    I know people spend hours agonizing over the slightest nuances in each statement, but really none of those things matters.

    Unless you are a policy wonk, Fed statements are pretty consistently useless pontifications made every 6 to 8 weeks by the head of a supposedly independent financial body that is, in fact, a highly politicized entity.

    The Fed exercises little if any control over variables and targets that it changes at will and deems relevant at its sole discretion.

    Harsh? You bet. But not without merit... Full Story Read More...
  • Post-Market Report: Dow Jones Industrial Average Starts Week on Down Note

    At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 25.82 points to finish at 16,276.95. The Nasdaq dipped 50.4 points to finish at 4,226.38, while the S&P 500 hit an intraday all-time high before falling 9.07 points to close at 1,857.46.

    Here's a recap of other major events today:

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  • Today's Stock Market News and Earnings Calendar

    Today's stock market news, March 24, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined on Friday slightly by 0.19% to close at 16,300.45; last week, the Dow gained 1.45%, or 232.83 points.

    On Friday, the Nasdaq slipped 42.50 points to finish at 4,276.79, while the S&P 500 dropped 5.49 points to end the day at 1,866.52.

    Now here are the stories moving markets today:

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  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average Ends Week on a Bullish Note

    At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined slightly by 0.19% to close at 16,300.45; for the week ending today (Friday), March 21, 2014, the Dow gained 1.45%, or 232.83 points.

    The S&P 500 hit an intraday all-time high before falling to close down 0.29% at 1,866.60. The Nasdaq fell 0.98% to finish at 4,276.79. Silver prices recovered after a tough response from the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting on Wednesday.

    Here's a recap of today's top stock market news.

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  • This Cutting-Edge Drug Has Endocyte (Nasdaq: ECYT) Stock Soaring Pharma nasdaq: ecyt

    Endocyte Inc. (Nasdaq: ECYT) stock skyrocketed over 130% today (Friday) after the Indiana-based biopharma won market approval for its first drug, a cancer therapeutic called "vintafolide." The drug was developed in collaboration with Merck & Co. (NYSE: MRK).

    Today, Merck announced the European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) issued a positive opinion of vintafolide, along with its companion imaging agent, etarfolatide. The drugs were part of a group CHMP voted to approve during a March 17-20 meeting.

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  • The Top Stock Market News Today

    Top stock market news today, March 21, 2014:  The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 108.88 points to finish at 16,331.05 The Nasdaq increased 11.68 points to finish at 4,319.29, while the S&P 500 added 11.24 points to close at 1,872.01. The markets soared on positive news from the Philly Fed manufacturing index.

    On Friday, three U.S. Federal Reserve representatives will speak, offering fresh insights on Wednesday's FOMC meeting.

    Meanwhile, U.S. futures are taking off this morning on news of improving U.S. data and a positive ratings upgrade for the nation's economy. Here's a look at what's on tap for today.

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  • Post-Market Report: Dow Jones Industrial Average Soars on Philly Fed Manufacturing News

    The markets roared today after the Philadelphia Federal Reserve announced better than expected news in its area manufacturing figures.

    At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 108.88 points to finish at 16,331.05. The Nasdaq increased 11.68 points to finish at 4,319.29, while the S&P 500 added 11.24 points to close at 1,872.01.

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  • Top Five Stories in Stock Market News Today and Earnings Calendar

    Stock market news today, March 20 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.7% on Wednesday to end at 16,222.17. The Nasdaq lost 0.59% to finish 4,307.60, while the S&P 500 slid 0.61% to 1,860.77.

    Global markets and U.S. futures were down this morning following the announcement yesterday (Wednesday) by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen's comments that the central bank could increase interest rates ahead of market expectations, as early as Spring 2015.

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  • Dow Jones Industrial Average Falls After Yellen's First FOMC Meeting

    The markets crumbled today after the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) indicated a dovish approach to economic policy. At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 114 points to finish at 16,222. The Nasdaq slumped 25 points to finish at 4307, while the S&P 500 lost 11 points to close at 1860.

    The FOMC moved the goal posts on Wednesday, altering its view of when the central bank should raise interest rates. At its first meeting with new Chair Janet Yellen at the helm, the committee elected to trim its asset-purchasing program (quantitative easing) by another $10 billion to $55 billion per month.

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  • Today's FOMC Meeting Preview and Stock Market Report

    Today's stock market report, Mar. 19, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.55% on Tuesday to finish at 16,336.19. The S&P 500 added 0.72% to end the day at 1,872.25, while the Nasdaq jumped 1.25% to close at 4,333.31.

    U.S. stock futures are up this morning as markets remain calm but guarded over Russian President Vladimir Putin's assurances on future intervention in Ukraine. Nonetheless, global markets were up and down ahead of today's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting announcement at 2:30 p.m. EST.

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  • Dow Jones Industrial Average Advances on Today's Top Stock Market News

    Stock market today, March 18, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.55% to finish at 16,336.19. The S&P 500 added 0.72% to end the day at 1,872.25, while the Nasdaq jumped 1.25% to close at 4,333.31.

    The big news today includes a surge in U.S. food prices on the horizon, yet another U.S. bank settling for its bad behavior, Russia annexing Crimea, and a Microsoft swell to near-record levels not seen since 2000.

    Here's what you need to know after the bell...