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Stock Market Today: July 6, 2020

07/06/2020 The investment community will return this week from a long holiday weekend as the U.S. equity and bond markets were closed on Friday in observance of the Independence Day holiday. The mood on Wall Street improved last week, with sentiment helped by some encouraging reports on the U.S. economy. A better-than-expected jobs report for the month of June, as well as an encouraging reading on consumer confidence gave equities a boost even with lingering worries about a resurgence of coronavirus cases in several states that aggressively opened their economies.
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Stock Market Today: April 14, 2020

04/14/2020 Following a one of the best weeks for the stock market in decades, with the recent holiday shortened four-day span seeing the major equity averages move out of bear territory. Looking ahead to a new day, following yesterday's mostly lower session, we see that the equity futures are poised to start the latest session nicely to the upside on optimistic government plans to re-open the country.
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Stock Market Today: April 13, 2020

04/13/2020 Wall Streetended the recent holiday-shortened trading weekwith yet one more advance, securing a solid wire-to-wire win for stocks on the strength of somewhat less-frightful disease projections for the United States in the weeks to come, higher oil quotations, and the adoption of an even more aggressive monetary stance by the Federal Reserve. Now, this morning, the futures are pointing to a softer opening, albeit just modestly so, when trading resumes shortly.
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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 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: January 15, 2020

01/15/2020 The majorU.S. equity indexes began today’s session with a solidmove to the upside, and the Dow Industrials, S&P 500, and NASDAQ all set record intraday highs. However, lateafternoonsellingerased some of the gains. The main news item today was the signing of a preliminarytradeagreement between the U.S. and China. The truce hopefully signals the end of the nearly two-year tariff war between the two nations, which had stoked fears over its potential impact on the global economy. At the closing bell, the 30-stock Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 91 points, while the broader S&P 500 were up a modest six points, and the tech-heavy NASDAQ composite gained seven points.
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Stock Market Today: January 14, 2020

01/14/2020 The stockmarketstarted in the red today, as tradersreduced their equityexposureahead of the start of earnings season. A few robustearnings reports started to trickle in, and the composites began to marchhigher for a spell. The three major indices reached an all-time high before noon. However, the stock market fell as news broke that tariffs on goods from China will remaininplaceuntilafter the 2020 United States Presidential election. All told, the Dow closed higher by 32 points, the S&P 500fellfivepoints, and the NASDAQ was lower by 23points.
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Dow 30 Earnings: JPMorgan Chase Fourth Quarter 2019

01/14/2020 JPMorgan Chase reported better-than-expected December-period results. Investorsbid the stock up modestly in response.
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Stock Market Today: January 13, 2020

01/13/2020 The stock market opened higher this morning, and managed to extend these gainsthrough the afternoon. Traders were likely feeling up beat, as the United States and China are expected to sign a trade deal this week. Further, many on Wall Street may be looking forward to the start of the fourth-quarter earnings season. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 83 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was up 23 points, and the NASDAQ was higher by 95 points.
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