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Stock Market Today (12/13/21): Stocks Slide to Start the Week
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (12/13/21): Stocks Slide to Start the Week

Global omicron-related restrictions and Fed anxieties took a toll on the major indexes Monday.
December 13, 2021
Stock Market Today (12/10/21): S&P 500 Sets Record Despite Sizzling Inflation
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Stock Market Today (12/10/21): S&P 500 Sets Record Despite Sizzling Inflation

November's CPI report showed consumer prices rising at rates last seen decades ago. Investors waffled early Friday but bought into the afternoon.
December 10, 2021
Stock Market Today (12/9/21): Stocks Struggle as Rally Loses Steam
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Stock Market Today (12/9/21): Stocks Struggle as Rally Loses Steam

Weekly jobless claims hit a 52-year low, but omicron worries weighed on investor sentiment.
December 9, 2021
Stock Market Today (12/8/21): Good News on Pfizer Vaccine Keeps Investors Feeling Rosy
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Stock Market Today (12/8/21): Good News on Pfizer Vaccine Keeps Investors Feeling Rosy

Early data showed a three-shot regimen for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine neutralized the omicron strain.
December 8, 2021
Stock Market Today (12/7/21): Tech Takes the Reins as Stocks Soar Again
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Stock Market Today (12/7/21): Tech Takes the Reins as Stocks Soar Again

The technology sector was the day's biggest gainer on strength in semiconductor stocks.
December 7, 2021
Stock Market Today (12/6/21): Optimism on Omicron Gives Stocks a Kick
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Stock Market Today (12/6/21): Optimism on Omicron Gives Stocks a Kick

"Encouraging" preliminary data on the omicron strain's severity sparked every market sector to gains on Monday.
December 6, 2021
Stock Market Today (12/3/21): Stocks Turn Tail Amid November Jobs Miss, Omicron
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Stock Market Today (12/3/21): Stocks Turn Tail Amid November Jobs Miss, Omicron

Wall Street capped off an omicron-inspired zigzag week of trading with a dip after November's headline jobs figure came up short.
December 3, 2021
Stock Market Today (12/2/21): Dow Leads Broad-Market Rally as Boeing Soars
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Stock Market Today (12/2/21): Dow Leads Broad-Market Rally as Boeing Soars

Boeing was the best blue chip today after Chinese regulators cleared the 737 Max for flight.
December 2, 2021
Stock Market Today (12/1/21): Stocks' Gains Erased as Omicron Reveals Itself in U.S.
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Stock Market Today (12/1/21): Stocks' Gains Erased as Omicron Reveals Itself in U.S.

The major benchmarks swung sharply lower after first U.S. case of the omicron variant of COVID-19 was identified.
December 1, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/30/21): Dow Drops 652 Points After Powell Signals Faster Taper
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Stock Market Today (11/30/21): Dow Drops 652 Points After Powell Signals Faster Taper

Despite a looming threat from the COVID omicron variant, the Fed is likely to discuss speeding up the tapering of its asset-buying program.
November 30, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/29/21): Tech Stocks Lead in Broad-Market Bounce
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Stock Market Today (11/29/21): Tech Stocks Lead in Broad-Market Bounce

Tesla and Microsoft were two notable gainers, while semiconductor stocks also made a big move higher.
November 29, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/26/21): New COVID Strain Sinks Stocks in Short Session
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Stock Market Today (11/26/21): New COVID Strain Sinks Stocks in Short Session

The WHO assigned the new strain the Greek letter "Omicron" and designated it a "variant of concern."
November 26, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/24/21): Stocks End Mixed After Data Dump
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Stock Market Today (11/24/21): Stocks End Mixed After Data Dump

Initial unemployment claims fell to a 52-year low last week.
November 24, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/23/21): Dow Closes Up, But Turbulent Tech Trips Up Nasdaq
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Stock Market Today (11/23/21): Dow Closes Up, But Turbulent Tech Trips Up Nasdaq

Energy made a surprising move higher Tuesday despite President Biden ordering oil released from America's strategic reserves.
November 23, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/22/21): Stocks Retreat Late After Cheering Powell Nomination
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Stock Market Today (11/22/21): Stocks Retreat Late After Cheering Powell Nomination

President Joe Biden nominated Fed Chair Jerome Powell for a second term Monday: a move that was welcome by investors ... at least for a few hours.
November 22, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/19/21): Nasdaq Sets New Highs in Polarized Session
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Stock Market Today (11/19/21): Nasdaq Sets New Highs in Polarized Session

A flareup in European COVID-19 cases weighed on financial and energy stocks Friday, but relative strength in tech lifted the Nasdaq.
November 19, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/18/21): New S&P, Nasdaq Highs Thanks to Apple, Nvidia
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Stock Market Today (11/18/21): New S&P, Nasdaq Highs Thanks to Apple, Nvidia

Two of the major indexes enjoyed modest gains Thursday thanks to Nvidia's great Q3 and reports of Apple's renewed automobile ambitions.
November 18, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/17/21): Stocks Slip Despite Slew of Sturdy Retail Earnings
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Stock Market Today (11/17/21): Stocks Slip Despite Slew of Sturdy Retail Earnings

TJX, Lowe's and Target all delivered impressive third-quarter results, but weakness in financials and energy weighed on the major indexes.
November 17, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/16/21): Stocks Get a Lift on Solid Retail Sales
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Stock Market Today (11/16/21): Stocks Get a Lift on Solid Retail Sales

Wall Street also weighed strong earnings reports from blue-chip retailers Home Depot and Walmart.
November 16, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/15/21): Boeing, Tesla Spice Up a Bland Market Session
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Stock Market Today (11/15/21): Boeing, Tesla Spice Up a Bland Market Session

A lack of macro drivers kept the markets in neutral Monday, but earnings, economic data and a Buffett update could spark some excitement later this we…
November 15, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/12/21): Nasdaq Outperforms as Mega-Cap Tech Stocks Soar
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Stock Market Today (11/12/21): Nasdaq Outperforms as Mega-Cap Tech Stocks Soar

Meta Platforms led a rally in Big Tech, while Johnson & Johnson did well among blue chips on news the company will split in two.
November 12, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/11/21): Dour Disney Results Drag Down the Dow
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Stock Market Today (11/11/21): Dour Disney Results Drag Down the Dow

Technology stocks enjoyed a relief rally Thursday amid the bond market's off day, but the Dow couldn't escape the effects of a weak Disney report.
November 11, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/10/21): Persistent Inflation Gut-Punches Tech Stocks
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Stock Market Today (11/10/21): Persistent Inflation Gut-Punches Tech Stocks

The highest jump for consumer prices in 30-plus years stole headlines Wednesday, but evidence of persistent inflation was the real worry for markets.
November 10, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/9/21): Tesla Snips S&P, Nasdaq Win Streaks
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Stock Market Today (11/9/21): Tesla Snips S&P, Nasdaq Win Streaks

Another big drop in Tesla (TSLA) put an end to the Nasdaq's 11 consecutive advances, and the S&P 500's eight-session run.
November 9, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/8/21): New Week, New Highs for Stocks
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Stock Market Today (11/8/21): New Week, New Highs for Stocks

The passage of a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill kept the stock market rally moving Monday, albeit with modest gains.
November 8, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/5/21): Boffo Jobs Report Spurs Fresh Dow Highs
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Stock Market Today (11/5/21): Boffo Jobs Report Spurs Fresh Dow Highs

Investors cheered better-than-expected October payroll gains and a possible breakthrough COVID-19 treatment by vaccine leader Pfizer.
November 5, 2021