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Stock Market Today: March 25, 2020

03/25/2020 Yesterday was the best day for stocks since 1933 in percentage terms, with the gain for the Dow Industrials of 2,113 being the largest ever. Moreover, the S&P 500 would tack on 210 points and the NASDAQ would jump 557 points. Stock gains were largely a result of the passage of a stimulus package. The bill came to fruition in the early hours of the morning. Still, as we look ahead to a new day and after yesterday's fireworks, the U.S. futures are pointing to a slightly lower start this morning, despite the stimulus package.  
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Earnings Season

02/24/2020 Earnings season is the four times a year, celebrated several-week stretch from early January to early February, from early April to early May, from early July to early August, and from early October to early November in which the vast majority of the nation's corporations report their quarter's sales and earnings--hence the name  earnings season.
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Stock Market Today: January 23, 2020

01/23/2020 The stockmarketstarteddeeply in the redtoday, as fearsincreased about the WuhanCoronavirus, given that cases were found in other locations. Too, they were speculating how the flu-like virus would impact global growth in 2020. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell well over 200 points in early market action, while the other indices were down in tandem. Overall, the Dow closed lower by 26 points; the S&P 500 rose four points, and the NASDAQ was up19 points.  
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Stock Market Today: January 22, 2020

01/22/2020 The equity market openedhigher this morning, but reversedcourse, and softened quite a bit as the sessionprogressed. Initially, traders seemed to be feeling more confident about the medicalsituation in China, as health officials have taken action to contain a serious virus that has broken out there. Given the size of China’s economy, Wall Street has concerns that a protracted epidemic could be problematic for global trade. At the close of the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 10 points; the broader S&P 500 Index clung to a one-point gain, and the NASDAQ managed to advance 13 points.
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Dow 30 Earnings: International Business Machines Fourth Quarter 2019

01/22/2020 International Business Machines, (IBM) a global provider of mainframe computers, as well as computer software and services, reported earnings for the December quarter and 2019 that matched expectations, on better-than-anticipated revenues. The company's declining revenues have been a concern in recent years, and the improvement cheered investors, who bid the stock up over 4% during recent trading.
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Stock Market Today: January 21, 2020

01/21/2020 The stock market started in the red today, as tradersentimentwaned over the three-day holiday weekend. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 70 points in the early part of the session, while the other indices were down in tandem. However, the markets started to rebound, and the NASDAQ even reached the green for a short spell. Then, news broke that the first recorded case of Wuhan Coronavirus (which has killed six people in China) has been documented in the United States, and the indices all broke lower. Overall, the indices ended the day near the lows, with the Dowclosing down 152 points, the S&P 500 was off by nine points, and the NASDAQ fell 18 points.
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Stock Market Today: October 21, 2019

10/21/2019 The stock market started in the green today, as trader sentiment improved over the weekend, which caused the composites to move higher in the first few moments of trading. However, some negative news concerning Boeing’s (BA) 737 Max plane came out over the weekend and dragged both that stock and the Dow Jones Industrial Average lower. It led the Dow to fall into the red for a brief spell. Still, the rest of the market held up quite well and started to march higher through the early morning and continued through the afternoon. The composites closed not far off from the day’s highs. Overall, the Dow closed higher by 57 points, while the S&P 500 was up around 21 points.
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Stock Market Today: October 18, 2019

10/18/2019 The stock market traded notably lower late this morning, and remained in the loss column throughout the afternoon. Today, investors were busy digesting the latest batch of corporate earnings reports, while also keeping an eye on developments overseas. Of note, despite the recent announcements, some on Wall Street may be looking for further assurances that at least a limited trade deal will be signed with China in the near future. By the end of the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 255 points; while the broader S&P 500 Index was off 12 points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 67 points.
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Dow 30 Earnings: International Business Machines Third Quarter 2019

10/17/2019 International Business Machines (IBM) stock trended lower as third-quarter earnings results fail to inspire investors.
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