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Stock Market Today 4/5/21: Jobs Jubilee Drives Fresh Highs in Dow, S&P 500
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Stock Market Today 4/5/21: Jobs Jubilee Drives Fresh Highs in Dow, S&P 500

The new week kicked off with a gleeful reaction to the March jobs report that sent the major indexes flying higher.
April 5, 2021
FAANG Stocks: What Challenges Await These 5 Mega-Caps?
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FAANG Stocks: What Challenges Await These 5 Mega-Caps?

After a blockbuster 2020 performance, the FAANG stocks aren't doing quite so hot in 2021. Here, we look at some of the headwinds facing investors in t…
April 5, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/31/21: American Jobs Plan Imminent, But Tech Wins the Day
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Stock Market Today 3/31/21: American Jobs Plan Imminent, But Tech Wins the Day

Joe Biden is just about to roll out his $2 trillion-plus American Jobs Plan, but investors' interest was heaviest in the technology sector Wednesday.
March 31, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/24/21: Energy, Industrials Lead a Slow Day for Stocks
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Stock Market Today 3/24/21: Energy, Industrials Lead a Slow Day for Stocks

A traffic jam at the Suez Canal hoisted energy prices Wednesday, but most of the rest of the market struggled to keep its head above water.
March 24, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/22/21: Tech Takes Off as Bond Yields Taper Off
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Stock Market Today 3/22/21: Tech Takes Off as Bond Yields Taper Off

The Nasdaq's mega-caps take flight as Treasury yields pull back, and Tesla joins in amid another vote of confidence from Ark Invest's Cathie Wood.
March 22, 2021

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Stock Market Today 3/16/21: With Jerome On Deck, Investors Hold Their Breath
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Stock Market Today 3/16/21: With Jerome On Deck, Investors Hold Their Breath

The Dow's seven-day win streak ended Tuesday and stocks broadly struggled as investors looked ahead to Wednesday's FOMC announcements.
March 16, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/12/21: Dow Climbs Again, Nasdaq Yo-Yo Continues
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Stock Market Today 3/12/21: Dow Climbs Again, Nasdaq Yo-Yo Continues

Wall Street closed out the week with a renewed surge in Treasury yields, which weighed on growth but helped the value-oriented Dow rise again.
March 15, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/11/21: S&P 500 Sets New High as Biden Blesses Stimulus
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Stock Market Today 3/11/21: S&P 500 Sets New High as Biden Blesses Stimulus

The S&P 500, Dow and Russell 2000 all finished Thursday with new record closes after President Joe Biden signed his $1.9 trillion stimulus bill a day …
March 11, 2021
Hedge Funds' 25 Top Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now
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Hedge Funds' 25 Top Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now

What is the "smart money" up to lately? We explore the 25 most popular blue-chip stocks among the hedge fund crowd.
March 9, 2021
Stock Market Today 2/26/21: Tech Gets Respite From Recent Selling
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Stock Market Today 2/26/21: Tech Gets Respite From Recent Selling

Treasury yields cooled off Friday, and so did the Dow and S&P 500, while the recently maligned Nasdaq and several of its tech components enjoyed a mod…
February 26, 2021
Stock Market Today 2/25/21: Stocks Tank as Interest-Rate Fears Persist
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Stock Market Today 2/25/21: Stocks Tank as Interest-Rate Fears Persist

The 10-year Treasury yield cleared 1.5% today for the first time in a year, sparking a broad, deep selloff across the stock market.
February 25, 2021
Stock Market Today 2/19/21: Stocks Tread Water, Bitcoin Joins the Trillion-Dollar Club
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Stock Market Today 2/19/21: Stocks Tread Water, Bitcoin Joins the Trillion-Dollar Club

The Dow finished flat as a pancake as the stock market continues to stall against all-time highs, but Bitcoin continued building a head of steam.
February 19, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/28/21: Market Rebounds, But Many Retail Investors Are Roiled
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Stock Market Today 1/28/21: Market Rebounds, But Many Retail Investors Are Roiled

Trading restrictions applied by Robinhood and other investing platforms sent recent momentum stocks cratering Thursday, but the major indices still ma…
January 28, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/21/21: Big Tech Keeps the Rally Moving
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Stock Market Today 1/21/21: Big Tech Keeps the Rally Moving

While Biden got to work on a number of new COVID-fighting measures Thursday, Wall Street kept its eye on mega-cap technology firms.
January 21, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/20/21: Wall Street Welcomes Biden With Resounding Rally
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Stock Market Today 1/20/21: Wall Street Welcomes Biden With Resounding Rally

The major indices finished at record highs Wednesday as investors digested the new president's inauguration message and hopes for his stimulus plan.
January 20, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/11/21: Big Tech Stocks Thumped After Banning Trump
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Stock Market Today 1/11/21: Big Tech Stocks Thumped After Banning Trump

Shares of several major tech firms slumped Monday after 'deplatforming' President Trump and others in response to last week's attack on the Capitol.
January 11, 2021
Stock Market Today 12/28/20: Signed Stimulus Bill Sends Stocks Through the Roof
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Stock Market Today 12/28/20: Signed Stimulus Bill Sends Stocks Through the Roof

President Donald Trump pulled an abrupt 180 on his stimulus stoppage Sunday, sending equity investors into a buying mood Monday.
December 28, 2020
Stock Market Today 12/9/20: Stocks Retreat on Stimulus Stalemate
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Stock Market Today 12/9/20: Stocks Retreat on Stimulus Stalemate

Investors rushed out of tech stocks Wednesday as continued gridlock on COVID stimulus measures weighed on Wall Street confidence.
December 10, 2020
50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Love
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50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Love

These 50 companies, of various shapes and sizes, are among the top stock picks held by billionaire investors or high-asset hedge funds.
December 8, 2020
Stock Market Today 12/7/20: Tesla, Tech Stay on Track, But Dow Dips
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Stock Market Today 12/7/20: Tesla, Tech Stay on Track, But Dow Dips

A light news day on the stimulus front put more attention on present COVID issues, weighing on the "rotation" trade and benefiting the tech-heavy Nasd…
December 7, 2020
Stock Market Today 12/1/20: Wall Street Hangs on Stimulus Hopes Again
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Stock Market Today 12/1/20: Wall Street Hangs on Stimulus Hopes Again

A stimulus package brought by a group of nonpartisan senators Tuesday sparked stocks, which kept most of their gains even after the plan was shot down…
December 1, 2020
Stock Market Today 11/2/20: Markets Climb on Election Cycle’s Penultimate Day
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Stock Market Today 11/2/20: Markets Climb on Election Cycle’s Penultimate Day

The broader stock markets rose Monday to kick off the month of November, but without much help from tech and tech-esque mega-caps.
November 25, 2020
50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Loved in Q3
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50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Loved in Q3

Billionaires, high-asset hedge funds and other institutional investors recently revealed these 50 companies as some of their top stock picks during th…
November 15, 2020
Stock Market Today 11/9/20: Promising Vaccine News Launches Dow to New Heights
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Stock Market Today 11/9/20: Promising Vaccine News Launches Dow to New Heights

Continued election momentum combined with COVID vaccine enthusiasm to propel many of the Dow's cyclical stocks Monday, while tech largely faltered.
November 9, 2020
Stock Market Today 11/4/20: The Only Clear Winner Right Now? Stocks.
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Stock Market Today 11/4/20: The Only Clear Winner Right Now? Stocks.

U.S. markets surged Wednesday amid a still-to-be-decided election that was pointing in Joe Biden's favor, but with no 'blue wave.'
November 4, 2020