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Stocks suffer big drop on trade news, BUT…

Stock Market Update Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 Stocks opened lower this morning. Then trading was sideways for the first half of the day, with the S&P stuck in a 7 point range. But stocks suffered a sharp drop around 1pm ET after reports that a Phase One deal might be delayed, and not completed this […]

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DOW suffers triple-digit loss after disappointing retail earnings

Stock Market Update Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 Things looked good at the open today. The major indices opened higher and were trading at new record highs. But after a strong start, stocks retreated. There was a steady drop throughout the morning. Then after hitting session lows around 11:00am ET, stocks chopped around in both positive […]

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Stocks slightly higher after a quiet Monday session

Stock Market Update Monday, November 18th, 2019 Stocks hit new highs then pulled back today on mixed news. Over the weekend there were reports that the U.S. and China had “constructive” trade talks. But today CNBC reported that China is pessimistic about a deal because of President Trump’s unwillingness to roll back existing tariffs. 

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DOW above 28,000 for the first time ever!

Stock Market Update Sunday, November 17th, 2019 Stocks ended the week with a bang after the DOW hit 28,000 for the first time ever! The major indices opened at new highs on Friday and then rallied higher in the morning. But after the strong start, stocks traded sideways during lunch and throughout most of the […]

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Not much going on but here’s what Warren Buffet did…

Stock Market Update Thursday, November 14th, 2019 There was a lot of potential today, but not a whole lot of direction. After a slightly lower start, stocks traded sideways. There was a small drop during lunch, but stocks bounced back. Then after a choppy afternoon, the major indices slowly drifted higher into the close.

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Dow closes with new record because of Boeing!?

Stock Market Update Monday, November 11th, 2019 Today Bond markets were closed in observance of Veterans Day. But major U.S. exchanges were open in spite of the bank holiday. This morning stocks opened lower and quickly slide to session lows. But after the weak open, stocks made a push higher.

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Rally running out of steam?

Stock Market Update Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 Stocks chopped around for the most of the day. But there was some action late morning when stocks slide on trade news. Stocks dipped after a Reuters report said that the U.S. and China probably won’t meet to sign a trade deal until December.

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Dow makes another record high

Stock Market Update Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 Stocks finished the day mixed after a strong start this morning. The major indices were higher at the open after a Financial Times report said that the U.S. is considering removing certain tariffs on Chinese goods.

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Stocks drop after spooky morning slide

Stock Market Update Thursday, October 31st, 2019 It was a rough day for stocks. But it could have been a lot worse. After making record highs for 3 days straight stocks retreated. The S&P was in pretty much a freefall during the first 75 minutes of trading. But after making lows for the week, the […]

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Stocks mixed after massive earnings day

Stock Market Update Thursday, October 24th, 2019 Today was the busiest day of earnings season. And it was a wild one! The major indices kicked off the day with gains. But after making session highs, stocks retreated. And just 30 minutes into the trading day stocks were negative.

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