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Stock Market Today: August 26, 2021

08/26/2021 The U.S. equity market, after a bullish start to the week on Monday, in which it built off the strong rally to end last week, has pushed forward at a very moderate pace over the lasttwo trading days. Our sense is that restrained market reaction may continue today, at least at the start of trading, as investors await news from the annual two-day Jackson Hole, Wyoming symposium of Federal Reserve leaders to be held virtually this year.
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Stock Market Today: August 23, 2021

08/23/2021 Before the bell, the equity futures are indicating a higher start for the U.S. stock market. So far overseas, the trading has been positive. The main indexes in Asia finished notably higher overnight, while the major European bourses are in the green, as trading moves into the second half of the session on the Continent.
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Stock Market Today: August 19, 2021

08/19/2021 The U.S. stock market, which started the week with the major indices at or near record highs, has been under selling pressure the last two trading days. The selling intensified into the closing bell on Wednesday and the U.S. equity futures are indicating that the move lower will continue today, with the Dow futures off more than 300 points this morning. The Federal Reserve minutes were part of a confluence of factors that prompted the profittaking and movement away from risky assets and into safe-haven instruments.
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Stock Market Today: August 17, 2021

08/17/2021 The U.S. stock market delivered a somewhat mixed performance yesterday. Today will be relatively busy, as a number of reports are due out. Specifically, we will get a look at the latest monthly retail sales figures.
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Stock Market Today: August 16, 2021

08/16/2021 Before the opening bell, the equity futures are indicating some selling for the U.S. stock market. There are a few factors that are pressuring stocks this morning, including the aforementioned possibility of a Fed tapering timeline change, the fears about the Delta variant, and the political turmoil in Afghanistan.
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Stock Market Today: May 20, 2021

05/20/2021 This has been a volatile trading week. Three-straight losing sessions find the bulls searching today for a catalyst to turn the tide. That will have to come from the business beat, as earnings season is winding down. Traders have been spooked by inflation concerns and the worry that higher prices may force the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates sooner than expected. This morning, the equity futures are suggesting a mixed start for the U.S. stock market.
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Stock Market Today: May 19, 2021

05/19/2021 The stock market started in the green yesterday, as a few retailing names reported strong first-quarter results. Dow-Component Walmart (WMT) recorded better-than-expected results, and its stock moved higher in the first moments of the trading session. Likewise, The Home Depot (HD) posted impressive results, suggesting that consumers are in a good position and have been using their stimulus checks.
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Stock Market Today: May 18, 2021

05/18/2021 The U.S. stock market retreated yesterday, with continued softness in many of the technology issues. This dynamic market sector seems to have lost its leadership position lately. Some of the weakness reflects concerns about inflationary pressures and the possibility of higher interest rates. Elevated equity valuations have also been playing a role.
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Stock Market Today: February 19, 2021

02/19/2021 The volatility continues apace on Wall Street, with action over the past two trading sessions being especially frenetic. The reason for these gyrations are the high price-earnings ratios in place (particularly following the recent succession of record highs by the key indexes), signs of a nascent rise in inflation, climbing bond yields, and some crosscurrents on the economic front.
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