Markets Live Recap: Why Stocks Cratered to End the Week

Stocks fell to close the week after Amazon and Apple's earnings reports yesterday.

With most of the economy closed, there's not a lot of optimism among investors that next week's earnings reports will be able to drive the market higher.

And to add to that, there are rumblings that the U.S. may impose more tariffs on China.

The Dow fell 622 points, or about 2.5% to close the day.



I'm Calling a "Blue Light Special" on These Stocks

You probably remember experiencing the famous "Blue Light Special" if you've ever shopped at a Kmart.

That's when you'd hear an announcement about a 15-minute discount on a product and see the flashing blue light come on in an aisle – then, a flurry of shoppers trying to get their hands on the discounted product.

Kmart may be history, but the "Blue Light Special" idea is alive and well in the stock market.

And Tom's calling a "Blue Light Special" on these moneymaking stocks right now...

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How North Korea's Nuclear Program Is Moving the Dow Jones Today

The Dow Jones today rose 100 points higher in pre-market trading after news broke that North Korea is willing to hold talks on denuclearization.

After decades of pushing for nuclear armament, the Kim Jong-un told the South Korean government that it is willing to discuss scaling down and possibly disassembling its nuclear program.

However, we'll believe it when we see it.

It's still a good idea to protect your money from North Korea's nuclear threat...