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FOMC Meeting Minutes and Other Top Stock Market News Today

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The DJIA Index and S&P 500 retreated from record highs during an afternoon sell-off late in the trading session. Earlier, the U.S. Federal Reserve released minutes from its April FOMC meeting, and oil prices rose on geopolitical tensions and falling inventory levels.

Here's the top stock market news today, including how the stock market did, earnings reports, and stocks to watch based on today's market moves...

S&P Futures See Slight Increase Ahead of FOMC Minutes

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S&P futures for Wednesday, May 20, forecasted a slight one-point gain this morning

The is ahead of ahead of today's release of Fed meeting minutes, as the market digests U.S. dollar gains and optimistic numbers in the housing sector.

Here's what else you need to know about the stock market today...

WMT, AAPL, and HD Are Today's Pre-Market Movers

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U.S. stock futures for Tuesday, May 19, forecasted a 36-point gain from yesterday's close on stronger-than-expected housing data and optimism over retailer earnings reports.

The DJIA Index and the S&P 500 both hit record highs on Monday as concerns about interest-rate hikes faded and traders overlooked weakness in the housing markets.

WMT, AAPL, and HD are today's biggest pre-market movers. Here's everything else you need to know today...

Stock Futures Today Slip 24 Points on SYY, POM, and BRK.A News

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Stock futures today forecast a decline of 23 points from Friday's close.

The dip comes against a big week of speeches from Members of the Fed Open Market Committee and a number of earnings reports from big-box retailers, who are coming off a weak March-ending quarter due to supply chain problems and harsh winter weather.

Here's the rest of the stock market news investors need to know today...

Pre-Market Movers LOCO, GMCR Falling Fast Early Friday

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Good morning! For May 14, 2015, U.S. stock futures forecasted a 30-point increase from Thursday's close as continued weakness in the dollar squeezes out even more from the markets' bull run.

The S&P 500 soared to a new high on Thursday and the DJIA Index rose 191 points on news that weekly jobless claims remained near a 15-year-low. A falling U.S. dollar fueled optimism about the possibility of stronger international sales for domestic-based companies.

Here are your stock futures, top market news, earnings reports, and pre-market movers to watch in the stock market today...

Why the Market Is Up Today: S&P 500 Hits New Record Close

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Why the Market Is Up Today: The S&P 500 soared to a new closing high and the DJIA Index rose 191 points on news that jobless claims remained near a 15-year-low.

A falling U.S. dollar fueled optimism about the possibility of stronger international sales for domestic-based companies.

Here are the top stories from the stock market today, plus stocks to watch...

GOOG, WMT, BABA Top Stocks to Watch Today as Futures Gain 110 Points

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Good morning! U.S. stock futures for Thursday, May 15, forecasted a 110-point increase from Wednesday's close.

Companies reporting quarterly earnings include Teekay Corp. (NYSE: TK), Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN), Kohl's Corp. (NYSE: KSS), El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO), and SINA Corp. (Nasdaq: SINA). Investors will also tune into weekly jobless claims and an update on the Producer Price Index (PPI).

Here are your pre-market movers, top market news, and the biggest stocks to watch today...

Pre-Market Movers Include SHAK, AXP, CSCO as Futures Gain 55 Points

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Dow Jones futures today (Wednesday) forecasted a 55-point increase from Tuesday's Dow close.

Pre-market movers included Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE: SHAK), American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) and Cisco Systems Inc. (NYSE: CSCO).

Here's what you need to know about the stock market today...

DJIA Futures Today Moving on JPM, C, RBS Forex Scandal

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DJIA futures today forecasted a 100-point decrease from Monday's Dow close.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average today slipped 15 points on renewed concerns over Greece's debt problems and a downturn in the Chinese economy. In addition, falling oil prices weighed down the energy sector. And a slew of big banks are bracing themselves for guilty pleas in regards to rigging forex markets.

Here's what else is going on in the stock market today...

AAPL, DISH, and ROSE Are Today's Pre-Market Movers

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U.S. stock futures for Monday, May 11, forecasted a two-point increase from Friday's close.

On Friday, The DJIA Index surged more than 260 points as a strong April jobs report suggested the U.S. economy is gaining steam. The news could press the Federal Reserve to provide a clearer timeline for when it might raise interest rates.

AAPL, DISH, and ROSE are today's biggest pre-market movers. Here's everything else you need to know today...

Why the Market Is Up Today

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The DJIA Index surged 267 points Friday as a strong jobs report suggests the U.S. economy is gaining steam. The U.S. Labor Department said the economy added 228,000 jobs and the unemployment rate hit 5.4% in April.

The news could press the U.S. Federal Reserve to provide a clearer timeline for when it will raise interest rates.

Here are the biggest stories from the stock market today, plus top stocks to watch…

Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2008, Bolsters Stock Futures Today

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Good morning! Stock futures today, May 8, 2015, popped after the unemployment rate for April came out this morning and touched on a record level.

Top stocks to watch today include AAPL, YHOO, and BABA. Our pre-market movers are MSFT, YELP, and MCD.

Get a roundup of today's biggest stories, including the numbers behind the April jobs report, and the top stocks to keep your eye on today, here...

Pre-Market Movers Today Include BABA, TSLA, ANN

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Dow futures today (Thursday) forecasted a 40-point decrease from Wednesday's Dow close, with pre-market movers including TSLA, BABA, and ANN.

Stocks slumped Wednesday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said there are "dangers" in current U.S. stock valuations. This hamstrung pre-market momentum and raised new concerns about the markets at a time when economic data suggests the U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter after years of Fed-induced stimulus and loose monetary policy.

Here's what else is moving the markets today...

Why the Market Is Down Today

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Why the market is down today: Stocks slumped this morning after Fed Chair Janet Yellen said there are "dangers" in current U.S. stock valuations.

"I would highlight that equity market valuations at this point generally are quite high," Yellen said. The report erased premarket momentum and raised new concerns about the markets.

Here are the top stories from the stock market today - plus stocks to watch...

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