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Stock Market Today: October 23, 2018

10/23/2018 Earlier today, market action across several indices started with sharply lower trading. Indeed, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more than 548.62 points (compared to the previous close), while the S&P 500 index was down by 64.45 points. In addition, the NASDAQ hit correction territory (down 10%) from the all-time high set in August. And, the S&P 500 and NASDAQ closed below their respective 200-day moving averages. In all, the market ended moderately lower.
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Stock Market Today: October 19, 2018

10/19/2018 The stock market continued to trade in an unsettled fashion to end the week. Volatility has been high since the previous Wednesday as investors have had to weigh the effects of rising interest rates, tariffs, and potentially slowing global growth against the backdrop of corporate earnings season. Investors do not like uncertainty, and the increased number of factors that could cause trouble has not gone over well on Wall Street.
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Stock Market Today: October 16, 2018

10/16/2018 The major U.S. stock indexes started the day with a solid advance and, for the most part, built on that steady uptrend throughout the trading session. Economic news was largely upbeat today. Topping the list was the Labor Department’s report showing that job openings increased to a record 7.14 million in August, marking the highest point in decades. Elsewhere, the National Association of Home Builders said that its monthly confidence index was up a point in October, as housing demand remains solid.
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Stock Market Today: October 10, 2018

10/10/2018 The stock market opened lower this morning, giving way to a dramatic selloff in the afternoon. Of note, the major averages settled at their lows for the day, as the committed bulls and bargain hunters that usually show up, chose to stay on the sidelines. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 832 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was off 95 points; and the technology-heavy NASDAQ was lower by 316 points.
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Stock Market Today: September 28, 2018

09/28/2018 The stock market put in a choppy, but somewhat constructive, sessiontoday. Of note, this was the last trading day of the month and the third quarter. At the close of the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 18 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was down nominally; and the NASDAQ was higher by four points.
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Stock Market Today: September 21, 2018

09/21/2018 Stocks got off to a constructive start this morning, but encounteredsome pressure as the session unfolded. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead about 87 points; but the broader S&P 500 Index was off nominally; and the NASDAQ was lower by 41 points.
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Stock Market Today: September 14, 2018

09/14/2018 Equities pressed ahead earlier this morning, sank into negative territory around noon, but managed to largely recover by the end of the session. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead nine points; the broader S&P 500 Index was up nominally; but the NASDAQ was off four points. Market breadth showed a mixed session, with advancers just ahead of decliners on the NYSE. The major equity groups were divided, too, as gains in the financials, industrials, and basic materials issues, offset losses in the healthcare and utility stocks.
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Stock Market Today: September 13, 2018

09/13/2018 The stock market opened sharply higher this morning, and managed to maintain most of these gains through the afternoon. In addition to a favorable batch of economic reports, traders were hopeful that relations with China, our largest trading partner, might soon improve. At the close of the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 147 points, the broader S&P 500 Index was up 15 points; and the NASDAQ was higher by 59 points.
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Stock Market Today: September 12, 2018

09/12/2018 The markets continued to trade unevenly during the day, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 finishing just slightly positive at the close. Stocks fell early as trade worries with China loomed large, but the markets recovered a bit on news that the United States has called for a new round of trade talks with that nation.
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