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Stock Market Today (08/03/21): Stocks Shake Off Delta Doubts, S&P 500 Tags New High
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (08/03/21): Stocks Shake Off Delta Doubts, S&P 500 Tags New High

The S&P 500 set yet another new all-time high Tuesday as investors refused to hit the panic button over resurgent COVID caseloads.
August 3, 2021
Stock Market Today (08/02/21): Dow Stumbles After Sprinting Out of the Blocks
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Stock Market Today (08/02/21): Dow Stumbles After Sprinting Out of the Blocks

Weak economic data sent the Dow and S&P 500 to small losses on Monday, though the Nasdaq managed a marginal gain.
August 2, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/30/21): Stocks Retreat After Amazon Revenue Miss
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Stock Market Today (7/30/21): Stocks Retreat After Amazon Revenue Miss

The major indexes all logged solid July gains, though, with the S&P 500 bringing its monthly win streak to six.
July 30, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/29/21): Dow, S&P 500 Back Atop the Mountain
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Stock Market Today (7/29/21): Dow, S&P 500 Back Atop the Mountain

More stellar earnings and a glass-is-half-full view of GDP and unemployment data helped drive stocks to fresh highs Thursday.
July 29, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/28/21): Stocks Finish Mixed as Fed Stays the Course
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Stock Market Today (7/28/21): Stocks Finish Mixed as Fed Stays the Course

The Federal Reserve kept interest rates at near-zero and seemed loath to taper asset purchases, giving stocks a small afternoon lift in an uneven Wedn…
July 28, 2021

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Stock Market Today (7/26/21): Major Indexes Quietly Etch New Highs
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Stock Market Today (7/26/21): Major Indexes Quietly Etch New Highs

The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all squeaked out fresh highs in a fairly quiet Monday session. Much more explosive was the cryptocurrency space.
July 26, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/23/21): Dow Hits 35K as Rally Spurs Fresh Index Records
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Stock Market Today (7/23/21): Dow Hits 35K as Rally Spurs Fresh Index Records

Twitter and Snap had strong showings in the earnings confessional.
July 23, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/22/21): Stocks Buck Surprise Jump in Jobless Claims
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Stock Market Today (7/22/21): Stocks Buck Surprise Jump in Jobless Claims

The latest weekly unemployment-benefit filings were disappointingly high, but the major indexes still managed a red-to-green session Thursday.
July 22, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/21/21): Coke, Chipotle Keep the Snap-Back Rally Rolling
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Stock Market Today (7/21/21): Coke, Chipotle Keep the Snap-Back Rally Rolling

Investors kept up the bullish momentum Wednesday, encouraged by a pause in bond buying and strong corporate earnings.
July 21, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/20/21): Market Pendulum Swings Hard, And Into the Black
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Stock Market Today (7/20/21): Market Pendulum Swings Hard, And Into the Black

Apple and IBM helped the Dow stage a big bounce on Tuesday.
July 20, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/19/21): Dow Drops 725 Points on Resurgent COVID Fears
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Stock Market Today (7/19/21): Dow Drops 725 Points on Resurgent COVID Fears

The Dow suffered its biggest one-day drop since late October.
July 19, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/16/21): Stocks End Record-Setting Week in the Red
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Stock Market Today (7/16/21): Stocks End Record-Setting Week in the Red

While retail sales came in higher than expected, consumer sentiment data missed the mark.
July 16, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/15/21): Stocks Slip as Tech, Energy Come Up Lame
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Stock Market Today (7/15/21): Stocks Slip as Tech, Energy Come Up Lame

Investors took a few chips off the table Thursday as a wide range of employment and economic data painted a muddy picture of the ongoing recovery.
July 15, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/14/21): Apple Sets New High on Mixed Day for the Market
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Stock Market Today (7/14/21): Apple Sets New High on Mixed Day for the Market

Stocks failed to find common direction on Wednesday as investors digested more signs of surging inflation but also signals that the Fed won't ease pol…
July 14, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/13/21): Red-Hot June CPI Cools Off Stocks
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Stock Market Today (7/13/21): Red-Hot June CPI Cools Off Stocks

U.S. inflation raced ahead in June at its fastest clip since 2008, prompting at least a short pause in stocks' recent ascent to new heights.
July 13, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/12/21): Stocks Maintain Altitude With Q2 Earnings on Deck
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Stock Market Today (7/12/21): Stocks Maintain Altitude With Q2 Earnings on Deck

Optimism over what should be a blowout Q2 earnings season helped lift the major indexes to new highs on an otherwise low-news Monday.
July 12, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/9/21): Stocks Bounce Back to Hit New Highs
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Stock Market Today (7/9/21): Stocks Bounce Back to Hit New Highs

Reopening stocks and financials were some of the day's biggest gainers.
July 9, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/8/21): Treasury-Rate Tumult Trips Up Stocks
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Stock Market Today (7/8/21): Treasury-Rate Tumult Trips Up Stocks

The rate on 10-year T-notes plumbed to their lowest point since February, pulling the major indexes back from their recent highs.
July 8, 2021
Stock Market Today 7/7/21: S&P, Nasdaq Score New Highs After Fed Minutes
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Stock Market Today 7/7/21: S&P, Nasdaq Score New Highs After Fed Minutes

While the Fed has started positioning for the eventual tapering of asset purchases and raising of interest rates, there is no concrete timeline as of …
July 7, 2021
Stock Market Today 7/6/21: Amazon Lifts Nasdaq to Another Record Close
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Stock Market Today 7/6/21: Amazon Lifts Nasdaq to Another Record Close

Weak services data clipped win streaks in the Dow and S&P 500, but a big move by Amazon.com (AMZN) kept the Nasdaq in the green.
July 6, 2021
Stock Market Today 7/2/21: Records Crumble as Wall Street Cheers Jobs Report
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Stock Market Today 7/2/21: Records Crumble as Wall Street Cheers Jobs Report

The Dow finally rejoined the S&P 500 and Nasdaq in setting record territory after Friday's June jobs report triggered a broad rally.
July 2, 2021
Stock Market Today 7/1/21: S&P Sets Another New High to Kick Off Q3
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Stock Market Today 7/1/21: S&P Sets Another New High to Kick Off Q3

The broad-market index carved out its 35th record of 2021.
July 1, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/30/21: Stocks Polish Off a Productive First Half
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Stock Market Today 6/30/21: Stocks Polish Off a Productive First Half

The major market indexes all had double-digit percentage gains in the first six months of 2021.
June 30, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/29/21: High Consumer Confidence Fails to Stir Stocks
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Stock Market Today 6/29/21: High Consumer Confidence Fails to Stir Stocks

Tuesday's market action was mostly mixed, but the S&P 500 and Nasdaq gained enough to set new highs.
June 29, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/28/21: Chip Rip Triggers Record Highs in Nasdaq, S&P
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Stock Market Today 6/28/21: Chip Rip Triggers Record Highs in Nasdaq, S&P

Elsewhere, Facebook closed above the $1 trillion market-cap level for the first time ever.
June 28, 2021