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Stock Market Today: April 21, 2021

04/21/2021 Stocks have faltered during the last two trading sessions. The downturn has not been major, but not incidental either, with the losses on Tuesday, for example, featuring a 256-point setback in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and a 128-point drop in the technology laden NASDAQ. We sense that the latest declines are little to fret over, as the profit taking seems to be mild as earnings season has been bolstered by an encouraging round of reports for the most part.
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Stock Market Today: February 5, 2021

02/05/2021 The brief downturn in the stock market, which took the major averages into the minus column for the month of  January, has ended, brought to an end by a surge of optimism on faster vaccine distributions, better economic metrics, and solid corporate profits. Specifically, with regard to the economy, a survey issued moments ago by the Labor Department showed decent, but not especially encouraging, figures on non-farm payrolls for the month of January. That report followed improving data on weekly jobless filings issued yesterday.
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Stock Market Today: January 27, 2021

01/27/2021 Wall Street started the new week on a mixed note on Monday with few decisive moves one way or the other. And during yesterday’s session, the market's late rally, spurred by positive earnings, developments on the coronavirus vaccination front, and news from Washington D.C., could not be sustained, and stocks would sell off a little at the close, leaving the three major large-cap indexes nominally in the red for the day. Looking to the day ahead, the U.S. equity futures are pointing to modest profit taking.
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Stock Market Today: January 22, 2021

01/22/2021 Another day, another rally--at least at the start. So, after sharp gains on Tuesday and Wednesday of this holiday shortened week, Wall Street began the penultimate session of this four-day span to the upside. Optimism that the new Administration would meet with success in expediting the rollout of vaccines, hopes that new stimulus spending would alleviate the worst of the financial pain of the pandemic, and a succession of solid earnings reports led the way higher early on. However, after a mixed close yesterday, the market is poised to open matters to the downside this morning.
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Stock Market Today: January 21, 2021

01/21/2021 Wall Street will shortly begin a new trading session on the first full day of the Biden Administration following the new President's inauguration yesterday afternoon. And at this hour, the indications are that the stock market will open to the upside, with particular strength once more in technology. Strong earnings again are helping to underpin the market.
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Stock Market Today: October 21, 2020

10/21/2020 Once more yesterday, optimism on the fiscal stimulus front was on the rise. And that sentiment gave stocks an early lift. On point, one day after some initial bullishness had been seen in that area, only to be dashed by a return to late-in-the day pessimism, the bulls were at it again and stocks were on the rise. To recap, after several weeks of back and forth on the stimulus side, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi put in a 48-hour deadline on reaching a pact in Congress.
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Stock Market Today: October 20, 2020

10/20/2020 The U.S. stock market retreated late in the session yesterday, but seems positioned to recapture some of that ground today. To wit, the U.S. equity futures are up sharply, signaling a higher opening.
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Stock Market Today: October 19, 2020

10/19/2020 The most recent five-day stretch of trading started and ended well for the bulls, but in between, the bears were in control and volatility was on display. The market remains on edge ahead of the upcoming Presidential election, which is now just a fortnight away, and with uncertainty about whether a much-needed economic fiscal stimulus package will come prior to Election Day. In addition to those events, trading is being driven by the start of third-quarter earnings season, which has initially been a mixed affair for Corporate America.
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Stock Market Today: October 12, 2020

10/12/2020 This past Friday brought to an end one of the better weeks for the stock market this year. In fact, with four winning performances in those five sessions, In all, it was the beat aggregate showing since August. The major reason for this strength, was optimism that Congress would be able to fashion a comprehensive fiscal stimulus deal that the President would sign. The on again, off again talks looked to be going in the right direction as the week ended, but since then optimism has cooled somewhat.
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