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Dow Jones

Dow Jones Today Jumps to Record Open as Apple Announces $350 Billion Investment Plan in U.S.

The Dow Jones today is climbing on Apple's announced $350 billion U.S. investment plan. However, a potential government shutdown could shock markets if Congress doesn't pass a temporary funding extension today.

Dow futures are up 19 points this morning as Asia stocks reach record highs on better than expected Q4 2017 economic growth in China.

Here's a look at today's most important market events and stocks, plus a look at today's economic calendar...

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Today Set to Crack 26,000 as Markets Cheer European Markets

The Dow Jones today is set to break through the 26,000 level only 12 days after reaching 25,000 on Jan. 4.

Dow futures are up 211 points this morning as U.S. traders pour into tech stocks. Markets are prepping for a busy week of earnings reports from Blue Chip companies like Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS), Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS), and American Express Company (NYSE: AXP).

Here's a look at today's most important market events and stocks, plus a look at today's economic calendar...

IPOs

The Saudi Aramco IPO Price Might Not Be as High as You Think

Investors eager to participate in the world's largest public offering are waiting to find out what the Saudi Aramco IPO price will be.

That's because it's valued at a whopping $2 trillion, and a 5% offering at that valuation would make it the biggest IPO ever with a market cap of $100 billion.

But the massive Aramco valuation might not actually be that high, and an underwhelming market cap could lower the Saudi Aramco IPO price...

Trading Strategies

My Favorite Reader Questions, Answered

September was a busy month for us.

While the country slowly starts to recover from numerous natural disasters, there was no chance to catch our collective breath. There was a Federal Open Market Committee meeting. There are threats abroad. There have been plenty of promises coming from the administration.

The month is coming to an end, but it doesn't appear as though anything is slowing down. With that said, I figured now would be a good time to do another Q&A.

We really appreciate all of our readers and subscribers here at Money Map Press. We especially love hearing from you, so don't be afraid to comment on any of the articles. And we especially love hearing if you find any success from acting on our expertise, so make sure to keep us in the loop. We want to hear it all.

I found some incredible questions in the comments section and in the emails my readers send, and some of them I needed to answer. From which financials to invest in, to where you should be placing your stops, to the market's personality, there is a lot to touch on.

Let's get to it...