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Stock Market Today: July 9, 2019

07/09/2019 The stock market opened lower this morning, selectively pared its losses, and ended on a mixed note, thanks to some late-day buying. Earlier in the session, investors seemed concerned that second-quarter corporate profits may have been hurt by the ongoing trade dispute with China. Further, a sense that the Federal Reserve may not lower interest rates aggressively in the immediate future likely weighed on the market, as well. At the close of trading today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down almost 23 points; the S&P 500 Index was up four points; and the NASDAQ was higher by 43 points.
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Stock Market Today: July 2, 2019

07/02/2019 The stock market started out modestly lower today, as investor sentiment fell somewhat due to greater trade tensions increased between the United States and Europe. Overall, the day could be characterized as one with choppy, but largelydirectionlesstrading. All told, the Dow closed up 69 points with a late rush ahead, the S&P 500 was ahead by nine points, and the NASDAQ gained 18 points.
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Stock Market Today: June 27, 2019

06/27/2019 The market started out mixed today, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average was lower, while the S&P 500 was higher. Too, this occurred despite some early positive results out of Dow-component Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), which posted stronger-than-expected quarterly results. The markets then trended higher as the session continued, as sentiment improved concerning a positive outcome between the U.S. and China in trade negotiations.
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Stock Market Today: June 19, 2019

06/19/2019 The stock market was subdued this morning, but picked up somewhat in the afternoon. The positive shift in direction started at around 2PM (EDT) just after the Federal Reserve weighed in with an interest-rate decision and some prepared remarks. Specifically, the central bank chose to leave rates unchanged, for now, but suggested that it would act in an accommodative manner in the future, if needed.
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Stock Market Today: June 6, 2019

06/06/2019 After two days of strongly bullish action, the markets started trading quite choppily today, as the indices moved between the red and the black several times in the first portion of the session. We think this was partially caused by profit taking and traders being wary of taking on new positions ahead of Friday’s employment report. However, the indices started to move higher in the latter part of the day. This was partially attributable to the announcement that talks with Mexico were developing nicely. Still, the markets tapered off in the final few minutes of trading. All told, the Dow closed higher by 181 points, the S&P 500 was up 17 points, and the NASDAQ gained 40 points.
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Stock Market Today: June 4, 2019

06/04/2019 The markets started quite positively today, as investor sentiment improved overnight concerning potential trade progress with China. Additionally, U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell stated that the Fed would be open to easing monetary policy. The rally continued though the end of the session and erased several days of losses. At the time of the market’s close, the Dow was higher by 512 points, the S&P 500 was up 59 points, and the NASDAQ increased 194 points.
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Stock Market Today: May 23, 2019

05/23/2019 The premarket started out much weaker today, as worries expanded about the growing tensions between China and the United States overnight. The Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were down by as many as 300 points, while the other composites were off in tandem. The negative sentiment carried on through the start of trading, and the market slid further. Still, the markets rebounded a bit into the final portion of the session, recovering some of the losses. All told, the Dow closed lower by 286 points, the S&P 500 finished down 34 points, and the NASDAQ fell 123 points.
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Stock Market Today: May 20, 2019

05/20/2019 Equities opened sharply lower this morning, recovered some ground in the early afternoon, but weakened again in the final hours of the day. Once again, tradersworried about deteriorating trade relations between the United States and China. More recently, the U.S. government ordered a ban on technology sales to Huawei, a leading corporation based in China. The move did not sit well with Wall Street, and likely ignited fears of a larger global slowdown. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down about 84 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was off 19 points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 114 points.
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Stock Market Today: May 14, 2019

05/14/2019 The stock market opened higher, as sentiment increased that a trade deal with China would be completed at some point. This caused the markets to trend in an upward fashion throughout the first portion of the session. In fact, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by around 340 points by noon, while the S&P 500 and NASDAQ were also along for the ride. In the afternoon, the trend moved from upward to sideways, though new highs for the session were made in the course of trading. Still, the composites tapered off in the final portion of the session. All told, the Dow gained 207 points, the S&P 500 finished higher by 23 points, and the NASDAQ was up 87 points.
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