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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...

Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today: Triple-Digit Gains "Just a One-Day Pop?"

Today (Monday), Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald appeared on FOX Business' "Varney & Co." with other analysts to weigh in on some of the hottest picks in the stock market today.

After a five-day losing streak, the Dow Jones Industrial Averagescored triple-digit gains today, up 1.10% to 16,242.88. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite Index are also up, 0.98% to 1,859.26, and 0.87% to 4,282.31, respectively.

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Dow Jones Industrial Average Loses Traction Today on Geopolitical Woes

U.S. stocks slumped to a close today, with all three major indices noting losses and continuing the downward spiral that took off in Thursday's session. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 0.27%, or 43 points, at 16,066 points; The S&P 500 closed down 0.29%, or 5 points, at 1,841 points; and the Nasdaq Composite Index closed down 0.36%, or 15 points, at 4,245 points.

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Stock Market 2014: "We've Got a Lot Higher to Go"

Speculators can't make heads or tails of the stock market in 2014. Some say this bull has grown long in the tooth.

We disagree.

"We've got a lot higher to go," Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani said yesterday (Tuesday) on FOX Business' "Varney & Co."

First, let's take a look at the signs that have naysayers predicting this bull will run amok…

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Stock Market Today: The Five Biggest Stories to Watch

Stock market today, March 11, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.21%, finishing at 16,418.68. The Nasdaq lost 0.04% to end at 4,334.45. The S&P slipped 0.05%, closing at 1,877.17. Markets dipped marginally on news of China's steep drop in exports and Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser's speech pronouncing that February's harsh winter was responsible for the recent stunt in U.S. job growth.

Here are the five biggest stories to watch today and how they're moving markets:

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Stock Market Crashers: Pixelworks (Nasdaq: PXLW), Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR), and Analogic (Nasdaq: ALOG)

It's a gloomy Friday for these stock market crashers: Pixelworks Inc. (Nasdaq: PXLW), Alpha Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: ANR), and Analogic Corp. (Nasdaq: ALOG). The three companies have dropped 23.89%, 11.04%, and 15.79% respectively so far today.

Here's what's causing each of these companies' dramatic drops…

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Why the Five-Year Anniversary of the Stock Market Crash This Week Has Investors Worried

The stock market crash this week that occurred five years ago this Sunday marks a solemn anniversary for U.S. stock markets.

Subprime financial crisis-related events would ultimately become responsible for five out of the top ten biggest single-day Dow Jones Industrial Average stock market crashes, including the top two spots.

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