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Friday, December 6 2019

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Stock Market Today: December 6, 2019

Harvey S. Katz, CFA | 12/06/2019

The stock market, which broke a three-day losing streak on Wednesday, resumed its losing ways yesterday morning, after a brief early extension of the prior session's comeback.  As to the market, the afternoon rebound continued into the close, with the indexes scoring modest gains, led by the Dow's 28-point advance. Regarding the employment situation, the nation, as noted, added a blockbuster 266,000 jobs last month while the unemployment rate eased to 3.5%, one-tenth of a point below the forecast. Taking the various components into account, this was a much stronger than expected report and the futures moved up notably ahead of the opening bell, and stocks got off to a healthy start when the trading day commenced.

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Dow 30 Earnings: The Home Depot Fiscal Third Quarter 2019

Matthew E. Spencer, CFA | 11/19/2019

Shares of The Home Depot dipped after the home-improvement retailer released mixed fiscal 2019 third-quarter results.

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Dow 30 Earnings: Walmart Inc. Fiscal Third Quarter 2019

Kevin Downing | 11/14/2019

Walmart shares trickle lower following the release of the retail giant’s fiscal third-quarter financial results.

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