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Why the Stock Market Shouldn’t Dip on North Korea News

Geopolitical scares often drive investors to sell off highly valuable investments in moments of panic.

That same panic also causes the stock market to ignore incredible buying opportunities that emerge in the wake of a hyperbole-fueled panic.

A perfect example is the ongoing geopolitical circus that is the North Korea crisis.

For more than a year now, investors have rushed the selling floor each time President Trump has issued provocative statements about North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.

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Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Slides Ahead of Mnuchin Confirmation Hearing

The Dow Jones Industrial Average today was sliding ahead of Steven Mnuchin's confirmation hearing for the role of Treasury secretary.

Traders are watching another busy day of earnings reports from blue-chip companies, including International Business Machines (NYSE: IBM) and American Express Company (NYSE: AXP).

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