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Dow Jones Today Falls 80 Points as Fed FOMC Meeting Looms

The Dow Jones today traded 80 points lower in pre-market trading as the Federal Reserve kicked off its quarterly Federal Open Market Committee meeting.

Markets anticipate that the Fed will hold off on raising interest rates until June.

While interest rates are likely to remain unchanged, investors are paying close attention to any changes in the rhetoric used to describe the state of the American economy.


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Strong McDonald's Earnings Report Drives Dow Jones Today Up 120 Points

The Dow Jones today projected a 122-point gain in pre-market trading after the McDonald's Corporation reported very strong quarterly earnings.

This morning, the firm reported EPS of $1.79 per share, a figure that topped analyst estimates by 12 cents.

Revenue did decline by 9% year-over-year, but the $5.14 billion reported still bested Wall Street expectations of $4.98 billion.

McDonald's leads a busy day of earnings reports as markets continue to cheer the best quarterly performance for the S&P 500 in seven years.

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Dow Jones Today Drops 300 Points as President Trump Threatens Syrian Military Intervention

The Dow Jones today projected a 300-point loss in pre-market trading after President Donald Trump warned Russia to "get ready" for the United States to retaliate against recent gas attacks carried out by the Syrian government.

Prior to the President's tweets, markets were already trending lower as new reports indicated that the Special Counsel investigating the President seized documents concerning the financial relationship between President Trump and Michael Cohen, the president's personal lawyer.


Here's How the Average Consumer Can Profit from the End of Net Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission's June 2015 net neutrality rules that ban Internet providers from selectively blocking or slowing websites, or charging more for faster relaying, are about to change.

On Dec. 14, the five-member FCC board, consisting of three Republicans, two Democrats, and chaired by Trump appointee Ajit Pai, is expected to vote along party lines to roll back the Obama-era rules.

Repealing net neutrality under the banner of deregulation clears a fresh path for Internet access providers to make money in new ways.

Ultimately, that means making money from consumers. But luckily, there's a way for us consumers to make some money too.

Here's where net neutrality is going and how you can profit alongside the companies who will be major beneficiaries...