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Dow Jones Industrial Average Higher Today on These Top Stories

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Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average today (Monday, Oct. 5, 2015) were up 96 points as traders began to eye fourth-quarter earnings reports and mixed economic data.

On Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average reversed from a downturn in the morning and gained more than 200 points as energy stocks surged on rising oil prices.

Here's everything else investors need to know about the Dow Jones Industrial Average today...

Why Wall Street Is So Desperate for Your Investment Dollars Right Now

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Now is the time when Wall Street is most dangerous to your financial health.

After being 100% wrong about the market all year, Wall Street's big shot strategists are now telling investors to "get ready for a big fourth quarter rally."

You never hear a discouraging word from these so-called experts.  They all read off the same script - and that script is designed to get John Q. Public to buy as many stocks and bonds as Wall Street can sell them.

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Dow Jones Industrial Average Could Move Higher Today on This Data, Yellen Speech

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Dow Jones Industrial Average Today on Move After This Data Released

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Dow Jones futures today were on the move after a monthly update on Japan's industrial production offered greater clarity into the impact of China's slowdown on one of the world's largest economies.

The U.S. housing market is in focus with the July release of the Case-Shiller Home Price Index, set for 9 a.m.

On Monday, the Dow Jones fell 312 points as concerns about China's economic growth weighed on investor sentiment. Healthcare stocks slumped another 4% as a sell-off in biotech stocks continued.

Meanwhile, the S&P 500 slipped below the psychological barrier of 1,900 for the first time since Aug. 26. The S&P 500 dipped nearly 50 points, or 2.6%, while the Nasdaq Composite fell 142 points, or 3% after a massive sell-off in healthcare and biotech stocks. Go here for our top story today on what the S&P 500's move below 1,900 means for markets going forward...

How Social Media Affects the Market

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Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton demonstrated exactly how social media affects the market last week when her vitriolic tweet sent the biotech sector into an 8% tailspin.

These days, a post or a picture on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter can have a massive impact on U.S. markets.

We've got four more memorable examples of times when social media buzz has blown up a stock - or entire markets - for better or for worse...

Dow Jones Industrial Average Down Today on These Top Stories

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Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average today (Monday, Sept. 28, 2015) were down 93 points as traders take a cautious approach ahead of three speeches by members of the Federal Reserve, a slew of economic data, and a looming budget debate in Washington D.C.

Investors are focused this week on two major data announcements: the monthly updates of manufacturing data from China and the U.S. unemployment rate.

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Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Moving on This Data

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U.S. stock futures for Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, are on the move this morning ahead of a critical day of economic data. It includes new home sales, weekly jobless claims, durable goods orders, and an earnings report from Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE).

On Wednesday, the Dow Jones fell 51 points after new economic data suggested that the global economy was slowing down.

According to the September PMI report, U.S. manufacturing growth remained at its lowest levels since August 2013. Meanwhile, Chinese manufacturing growth fell to a six-and-a-half-year low over the last month.

Dow Futures Today Move on Chinese PMI Figures

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Why the Dow Jones Industrial Average Is Down Today

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Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average today (Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015) slumped more than 298 points this morning after Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Dennis Lockhart said in a speech that he anticipates the U.S. central bank to tighten monetary policy in either October or December.

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Dow Jones Industrial Average Higher Today on Interest Rate Speculation

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Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average today (Monday, September 21) rose more than 111 points this morning after St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said he would have supported an interest rate hike during last week's FOMC meeting.

He also laid out the case for tightening monetary policy in the United States.

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Stock Futures Today in the Red After Fed Chickens Out on Rate Hike

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Dow Jones Industrial Average Slips Ahead of Interest Rate Decision

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