Du Pont De.Nemours Inc

You Know Sector is Performing Better than the Magnificent Seven?

Materials… if you can believe that. I know, it seems unlikely, but companies like 3M (MMM), DuPont (DD), and Martin Marietta Materials (MLM) are leading the market higher with performances that, in some cases, are doubling that of the large-cap technology sector. Martin Marietta shares are up almost 30% year-to-date, without a mention from the […]

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Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Jumps as Traders Eye Earnings Reports and Trump Executive Orders

The Dow Jones Industrial Average today was ticking up as traders eye another busy round of earnings reports and more executive actions by President Donald Trump.

World stocks hit a 19-month high overnight thanks to strong European earnings reports, improved Japanese trade data, and expectations that Trump will unleash a wave of economic stimulus to pay for a large infrastructure project.

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