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Closing Bell 7/10/20: Gilead Gives Stocks a Booster Shot
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Closing Bell 7/10/20: Gilead Gives Stocks a Booster Shot

Stocks rallied out of negative territory Friday after Gilead announced that remdesivir helped reduce COVID-19 mortality risk in a clinical trial.
July 10, 2020
2020 Stock Market Holidays and Bond Market Holidays
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2020 Stock Market Holidays and Bond Market Holidays

Is the market open today? Take a look at which holidays the stock markets and bond markets take off in 2020.
July 10, 2020
Closing Bell 7/9/20: Another Split Market as Jobs Concerns Grow
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Closing Bell 7/9/20: Another Split Market as Jobs Concerns Grow

A mounting list of planned playoffs weighs on stocks Thursday, though Big Tech manages to hoist the Nasdaq up to another record high.
July 9, 2020
Closing Bell 7/8/20: Tech Stocks Lead Wall Street Forward Again
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Closing Bell 7/8/20: Tech Stocks Lead Wall Street Forward Again

U.S coronavirus cases continue to spike, but Apple helped lead another Big Tech rally to drive the major indices higher Wednesday.
July 8, 2020
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Closing Bell 7/7/20: Nasdaq's 5-Day Win Streak Snapped
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Closing Bell 7/7/20: Nasdaq's 5-Day Win Streak Snapped

A broad-market downturn Tuesday ended the Nasdaq's five-day win streak and sent economically sensitive industries to deep losses.
July 7, 2020

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Closing Bell 7/2/20: Double Dose of Jobs Data Drives Stocks Higher
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Closing Bell 7/2/20: Double Dose of Jobs Data Drives Stocks Higher

The Nasdaq closed the holiday-shortened week at all-time highs after Thursday's data dump showed progress on the American employment front.
July 2, 2020
Is the Stock Market Closed for the Fourth of July?
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Is the Stock Market Closed for the Fourth of July?

Independence Day falls on a Saturday in 2020. As a result, the bond and stock markets are closed for a long holiday weekend. Here's a look at the mark…
July 2, 2020
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New Bull Market? Or Same Old Bear?
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New Bull Market? Or Same Old Bear?

The rally since March has been historic, but it still needs to prove itself.
July 1, 2020
Closing Bell 7/1/20: Nasdaq Hits New Highs to Start Q3
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Closing Bell 7/1/20: Nasdaq Hits New Highs to Start Q3

The first day of 2020's second half kicked off with a mixed trading session that saw Amazon (AMZN) and Facebook (FB) help the Nasdaq to new highs.
July 1, 2020
Closing Bell 6/30/20: Stocks Close Stellar Q2 With a Flourish
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Closing Bell 6/30/20: Stocks Close Stellar Q2 With a Flourish

A late Tuesday run sent the Dow to its best quarterly finish since 1987, the Nasdaq's top quarter since 2001, and the S&P 500's best Q2 since the inde…
June 30, 2020
Closing Bell 6/29/20: Home-Run Home-Sales Data Delights Wall Street
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Closing Bell 6/29/20: Home-Run Home-Sales Data Delights Wall Street

A boffo pending home sales report Monday, as well as good news for Boeing, kept investors' minds off COVID-19 data and lifted the Dow by more than 580…
June 29, 2020
Closing Bell 6/26/20: Banks Burned as Stocks Break Sharply Lower
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Closing Bell 6/26/20: Banks Burned as Stocks Break Sharply Lower

The Fed's limitations on big banks' dividends and share buybacks coupled with swelling COVID-19 caseloads to weigh heavily on stocks Friday.
June 26, 2020
Closing Bell 6/25/20: Dow, Nasdaq Fly on Late-Day Surge
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Closing Bell 6/25/20: Dow, Nasdaq Fly on Late-Day Surge

A bevy of troubling COVID-related headlines threatened to pull stocks lower Thursday, but stocks made a sudden afternoon push to finish well in the bl…
June 25, 2020
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Closing Bell 6/23/20: Tech Stocks Keep Raising the Ceiling
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Closing Bell 6/23/20: Tech Stocks Keep Raising the Ceiling

The Nasdaq Composite notches a record close Tuesday as tech-sector names including Apple (AAPL), Microsoft (MSFT) and Facebook (FB) set new highs.
June 24, 2020
June 15: Stocks Recover From Early Losses
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June 15: Stocks Recover From Early Losses

Monday's trading started with heavy losses, but the Dow recovered and finished in the black thanks to a little help from the Fed.
June 15, 2020
Stock Market Today: Dow Wobbles Higher Into the Weekend
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Stock Market Today: Dow Wobbles Higher Into the Weekend

ADBE climbs higher on record revenues; Goldman, Morgan Stanley downgrade TSLA
June 12, 2020
Stock Market Today: Dow Dumps 1,861 Points in Worst Loss Since March
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Stock Market Today: Dow Dumps 1,861 Points in Worst Loss Since March

Kroger the only S&P 500 component higher in a broad beating for stocks
June 11, 2020
Stock Market Today: The Nasdaq Breaks Through 10,000
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Stock Market Today: The Nasdaq Breaks Through 10,000

Apple, Microsoft among big tech names leading the tech-heavy Composite higher Wednesday
June 10, 2020
Stock Market Today: Rally Slows, But Nasdaq Resets the Ceiling Again
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Stock Market Today: Rally Slows, But Nasdaq Resets the Ceiling Again

Nasdaq advances, but Dow and S&P 500 take small steps back
June 9, 2020
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Recessions: 10 Facts You Must Know
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Recessions: 10 Facts You Must Know

It's official.
June 8, 2020
Stock Market Today: Stunning Jobs Report Sends Stocks Aloft
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Stock Market Today: Stunning Jobs Report Sends Stocks Aloft

Boeing leads the Dow again; Nasdaq finishes a hair away from all-time highs
June 5, 2020
Stock Market Today: Dow Shoots Past 26K in Third Straight Gain
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Stock Market Today: Dow Shoots Past 26K in Third Straight Gain

BA jumps 13%; AXP helps Dow rally continue
June 3, 2020
Stock Market Today: Upbeat Economic Data Cheers Investors
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Stock Market Today: Upbeat Economic Data Cheers Investors

DOW, AXP among Dow Jones' top performers
June 2, 2020
Is the Stock Market Closed on Good Friday and Easter 2020?
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Is the Stock Market Closed on Good Friday and Easter 2020?

Stock and bond markets take a break for Good Friday, and bond traders get an extra day off
May 24, 2020
Does the Stock Market Close Early for Memorial Day?
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Does the Stock Market Close Early for Memorial Day?

The stock market gets a full day off for Memorial Day. The bond market gets Monday off too, not to mention an early close ahead of the holiday weekend…
May 24, 2020