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Stock Market Today (6/3/22): May's Surprising Jobs Data Slams Brakes on Stocks
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Stock Market Today (6/3/22): May's Surprising Jobs Data Slams Brakes on Stocks

Investors didn't celebrate last month's strong gain in nonfarm payrolls; instead, they took it as a sign to fear the Fed.
June 3, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/2/22): Stocks Stumble to Start But End With a Win
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Stock Market Today (6/2/22): Stocks Stumble to Start But End With a Win

The major indexes started the day lower on Microsoft's weak guidance, but rallied into the close.
June 2, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/1/22): New Month, Same Ol' Stomach-Churning Market
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Stock Market Today (6/1/22): New Month, Same Ol' Stomach-Churning Market

June kicked off with another up-and-down day as Wall Street digested signs of economic slowing and a more hawkish Fed.
June 1, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/31/22): May Delivers One Final Roller-Coaster Ride
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Stock Market Today (5/31/22): May Delivers One Final Roller-Coaster Ride

The major indexes finished lower Tuesday amid a resurgence in bond yields and a higher-than-expected inflation reading.
May 31, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/27/22): Stocks Snap Weekly Losing Streak
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Stock Market Today (5/27/22): Stocks Snap Weekly Losing Streak

The latest inflation data helped lift investor sentiment on Friday, as did a round of well-received tech earnings.
May 27, 2022
Is the Stock Market Closed on Memorial Day 2022?
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Is the Stock Market Closed on Memorial Day 2022?

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 27, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/26/22): Retail Roars Back, Markets Build Positive Momo
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Stock Market Today (5/26/22): Retail Roars Back, Markets Build Positive Momo

Discount retailers Dollar General (DG) and Dollar Tree (DLTR) were at the forefront of a second straight session of broad market gains.
May 26, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/25/22): Nasdaq Jumps as Fed Minutes Fail to Flame Fears
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Stock Market Today (5/25/22): Nasdaq Jumps as Fed Minutes Fail to Flame Fears

Investors acted with relief Wednesday at the Federal Reserve's seeming flexibility on the future of rate hikes and other policy tightening.
May 25, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/24/22): Oh, Snap! Social Swoon Keeps Market Guessing
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Stock Market Today (5/24/22): Oh, Snap! Social Swoon Keeps Market Guessing

Social media platform Snap's dour outlook triggered a rout in the communication services sector that dragged down the Nasdaq.
May 24, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/23/22): Stocks Come Out Swinging to Start the Week
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Stock Market Today (5/23/22): Stocks Come Out Swinging to Start the Week

Financial stocks led a broad-based rally in equities to kick off the week. Strategists looked for signs that this latest recovery attempt can last.
May 23, 2022
Buy Value Stocks, Says J.P. Morgan’s David Kelly
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Buy Value Stocks, Says J.P. Morgan’s David Kelly

This investing strategist says to use valuation as your guide for stock investing opportunities in the balance of 2022. Plus, bonds are looking better…
May 23, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/20/22): S&P 500 Narrowly Escapes Bear Territory
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Stock Market Today (5/20/22): S&P 500 Narrowly Escapes Bear Territory

The S&P 500 was on pace Friday to finish more than 20% below its January record highs, but a late recovery kept the bear at bay for at least one more …
May 20, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/19/22): S&P Creeps Closer to Bear Market
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Stock Market Today (5/19/22): S&P Creeps Closer to Bear Market

An earnings bust from Cisco and higher-than-expected jobless claims helped nudge the S&P 500 toward the bear-market cliff.
May 19, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/18/22): Dow Sinks 1,164 Points in Worst Day Since June 2020
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Stock Market Today (5/18/22): Dow Sinks 1,164 Points in Worst Day Since June 2020

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq each lost over 4% in a broad-market selloff.
May 18, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/17/22): Wall Street Rallies Around Reassuring Retail Data
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Stock Market Today (5/17/22): Wall Street Rallies Around Reassuring Retail Data

Airlines, semiconductors among several pockets of relative strength in an overall strong Tuesday session for the broader indexes.
May 17, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/16/22): Stocks Finish Lower as Traders Mull Recession Odds
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Stock Market Today (5/16/22): Stocks Finish Lower as Traders Mull Recession Odds

Wall Street is mixed about whether the U.S. is headed toward recession in 2022. Worth watching this week: Retail earnings.
May 16, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/13/22): Stocks Paper Over Lousy Week With Wild Friday
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Stock Market Today (5/13/22): Stocks Paper Over Lousy Week With Wild Friday

Investors get a much-needed respite from heavy selling in the week's final session. But how long will the relief last?
May 13, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/12/22): S&P Inches Toward Bear Market as Inflation Pressures Persist
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Stock Market Today (5/12/22): S&P Inches Toward Bear Market as Inflation Pressures Persist

Another red-hot producer price index reading sent stocks on a choppy ride to modest losses Thursday.
May 12, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/11/22): Stocks Stumble as Inflation Remains Red-Hot
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Stock Market Today (5/11/22): Stocks Stumble as Inflation Remains Red-Hot

U.S. inflation eased slightly on an annual basis in April, but it wasn't enough to keep stocks in positive territory.
May 11, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/10/22): Stocks Try to Find Their Legs Ahead of CPI Report
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Stock Market Today (5/10/22): Stocks Try to Find Their Legs Ahead of CPI Report

Growth stocks enjoyed a lift Tuesday thanks to a momentary retreat in bond yields. But many investors looked ahead to Wednesday's latest inflation dat…
May 10, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/9/22): Stocks, Bonds, Crypto and More Take a Dive
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Stock Market Today (5/9/22): Stocks, Bonds, Crypto and More Take a Dive

Virtually no asset class went unscathed Monday as worries about interest rates, China and more continued to grip Wall Street.
May 9, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/6/22): Stocks Sink After April Jobs Report
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Stock Market Today (5/6/22): Stocks Sink After April Jobs Report

The U.S. stock market added to Thursday's big losses following the release of the latest jobs update.
May 6, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/5/22): Stocks Suffer Worst Losses of 2022
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Stock Market Today (5/5/22): Stocks Suffer Worst Losses of 2022

Investors snapped out of their brief post-Fed euphoria and rushed to the exits Thursday, with high-priced tech among the most punished stocks.
May 5, 2022
Stock Market Holidays in 2022
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Stock Market Holidays in 2022

Is the stock market open today? Take a look at which days the NYSE, Nasdaq and bond markets take off in 2022.
May 5, 2022
What Time Is the Stock Market Open Today?
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What Time Is the Stock Market Open Today?

When does the stock market open? While the market does have regular hours, trading doesn't stop when the major exchanges close.
May 5, 2022
The Best and Worst Presidents (According to the Stock Market)
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The Best and Worst Presidents (According to the Stock Market)

Which American presidents oversaw the best stock market performances? Just for grins, let's see what a 'stock market Mount Rushmore' might look like.
May 5, 2022