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Stock Market Today: April 17, 2017

04/17/2017 Stocks opened higher this morning and managed to build on these gains through the afternoon. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead roughly 184 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was up 20 points; and the NASDAQ was higher by 52 points. Market breadth showed broadbased support for stocks, with winners nicely ahead of losers on the NYSE. All of the major equity sectors moved ahead, with impressive gains in the financial and industrial names.
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Stock Market Today: April 13, 2017

04/13/2017 After an uninspiring few days of trading, U.S. stockslooked poised to finish the four-day week on a high note, as each of the three major indexes boasted gains through the first several hours of trading. Then, shortly after noon in New York, news broke that the United States had dropped a mega-bomb on Afghanistan, quickly sending the averages below the day’s breakeven line. The military action was the most recent chapter in what has been a highly active couple of days in the geopolitical arena. The breaking news overshadowed generally positive news from the businessbeat.
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Dow 30 Earnings: JPMorgan Chase First Quarter 2017

04/13/2017 JPMorgan Chase (JPM), one of the largest banks in the United States and a Dow-30 component, reported March-quarter earnings that were a bit better than anticipated. The stock, which enjoyed a late 2016 post-election bounce but had largely marked time since the start of 2017, rose slightly in response.
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Stock Market Today: April 12, 2017

04/12/2017 Stocks moved lower today as the headlines were once again dominated by high-level discussions between Russia and the United States over the future of Syria. At the close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 59 points; the NASDAQ was off 31 points; and the S&P 500 dropped nine points. The broader market was also weak, with declining issues topping gainers by more than a two to one margin on both the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ.
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Stock Market Today: April 11, 2017

04/11/2017 The major U.S. equities were lower for most of Tuesday, continuing yesterday afternoon’s bearish tone amidst some increased concerns over geopolitical tensions. The Dow shed as much as 100 points in the morning sell off before recovering somewhat in the early afternoon. The broad-based S&P 500 and NASDAQ followed a similar pattern, though neither came close to passing the breakeven threshold. Of course, with the Passover holiday underway, today’s movement has been exacerbated by reduced trading volume.
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Stock Market Today: April 10, 2017

04/10/2017 The U.S. stock market got off to a decent start this morning. However, as we pass the noon in New York, the major averages are pulling back quite a bit. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is now down four points; the broader S&P 500 Index is up one point; and the NASDAQ is nominally lower. Market breadth is still favorable, with winners ahead of losers on the NYSE. Many of the major market sectors are also still in positive territory. The energy names are displaying leadership, helped by stronger crude oil prices.
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Stock Market Today: January 17, 2017

01/17/2017 Stocks opened lower, weakened further in the early afternoon, before recovering some ground in the final hour of the session. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 59 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was off seven points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 39 points. Market breadth was negative, as losers were slightly ahead of winners on the NYSE.
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Stock Market Today: January 13, 2017

01/13/2017 The bulls held control of the market for most of Friday, a welcome break from the volatility that typified most of the week’s trading. Mixed-to-positive economic releases on producer prices, retail activity, and business inventories helped to instill a mostly positive tone that revealed itself in the large- and small-cap equity markets alike. At the closing bell, gaining shares had a 1.5-to-1 edge over declining issues.
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Dow 30 Earnings: JPMorgan Chase Fourth Quarter 2016

01/13/2017 Banking giant and Dow-30 member JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) tops expectations in the fourth quarter.
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