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Stock Market Today 10/21/20: Snap Soars, Netflix Nosedives as Stocks Sit and Wait
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Stock Market Today 10/21/20: Snap Soars, Netflix Nosedives as Stocks Sit and Wait

Stocks mostly treaded water Wednesday as stimulus negotiations continued, but Snap (SNAP) and Netflix (NFLX) provided some fireworks.
October 21, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/20/20: Glimmer of Stimulus Hope Gives Stocks a Small Lift
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Stock Market Today 10/20/20: Glimmer of Stimulus Hope Gives Stocks a Small Lift

Tuesday's rigid stimulus deadline seemingly blurred as House Democrats and the White House made progress toward a middle ground.
October 20, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/19/20: Investors Lose Their Nerve as Relief Deadline Nears
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Stock Market Today 10/19/20: Investors Lose Their Nerve as Relief Deadline Nears

Retail sales in September improved by more than expected and a consumer sentiment reading improved, providing the market with a tiny lift Friday.
October 19, 2020
Kiplinger's Weekly Earnings Calendar
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Kiplinger's Weekly Earnings Calendar

Check out our earnings calendar for the upcoming week, as well as our previews of the more noteworthy reports.
October 18, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/16/20: Cheerful Consumer Data Gives Stocks a Small Bump
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Stock Market Today 10/16/20: Cheerful Consumer Data Gives Stocks a Small Bump

Retail sales in September improved by more than expected and a consumer sentiment reading improved, providing the market with a tiny lift Friday.
October 16, 2020

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Stock Market Today 10/14/20: COVID Concerns Continue to Cool Stocks' Momentum
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Stock Market Today 10/14/20: COVID Concerns Continue to Cool Stocks' Momentum

Stagnant stimulus talks and troubling coronavirus case data kept downward pressure applied to stocks for a second consecutive day.
October 14, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/13/20: Another Vaccine-Trial Stumble Clips Wall Street's Optimism
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Stock Market Today 10/13/20: Another Vaccine-Trial Stumble Clips Wall Street's Optimism

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) paused a vaccine study, and Eli Lilly (LLY) was forced to do the same on a treatment trial, hampering stocks Tuesday.
October 13, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/12/20: Apple, Amazon Spearhead a Wild Tech Rally
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Stock Market Today 10/12/20: Apple, Amazon Spearhead a Wild Tech Rally

Sharp gains in Apple (AAPL) and Amazon (AMZN) on Columbus Day helped push the major indices closer to all-time highs.
October 12, 2020
10 Best European Stocks for an Income-Rich Recovery
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10 Best European Stocks for an Income-Rich Recovery

Wealth managers suggesting U.S. investors delve into foreign equities. These are some of the best European stocks you can buy for bargain prices and d…
October 12, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/9/20: Will Washington Bail Out Wall Street? And When?
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Stock Market Today 10/9/20: Will Washington Bail Out Wall Street? And When?

Stocks enjoyed a wide rally Friday amid increasing optimism for a new stimulus package ... even as its chances to pass the Senate before Election Day …
October 9, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/8/20: Stocks Tiptoe Forward as Stimulus Talks Persist
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Stock Market Today 10/8/20: Stocks Tiptoe Forward as Stimulus Talks Persist

Stocks edged forward Thursday as slowing progress on the employment front yet again highlighted the need for fiscal help from Washington.
October 8, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/7/20: White House Flip-Flop Sends Stocks Higher
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Stock Market Today 10/7/20: White House Flip-Flop Sends Stocks Higher

Stimulus hopes were resuscitated Tuesday evening, mere hours after they were dashed, prompting a strong Wednesday rebound in the major stock indices.
October 7, 2020
5 Stocks to Watch on Prime Day (That Aren’t Amazon)
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5 Stocks to Watch on Prime Day (That Aren’t Amazon)

Amazon.com's Prime Day, which is kicking off late in 2020, is a natural threat to the rest of the retail space. Here are five stocks to watch as the o…
October 7, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/6/20: Trump Pulls the Plug on Stimulus, Stocks
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Stock Market Today 10/6/20: Trump Pulls the Plug on Stimulus, Stocks

Tuesday's relative market calm was shattered in the afternoon after President Trump called for an abrupt halt to COVID stimulus negotiations.
October 6, 2020
13 Best Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Now
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13 Best Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Now

Semiconductor stocks are a rich source of growth given just how important computer chips have been, are and will continue to be to the human experienc…
October 5, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/5/20: Stocks Soar Amid Trump's COVID Treatment - Here's Why
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Stock Market Today 10/5/20: Stocks Soar Amid Trump's COVID Treatment - Here's Why

Wall Street on Monday tried to digest multiple aspects of President Donald Trump's fight against COVID, including what it means for the country's pand…
October 5, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/2/20: Dow Holds Up Better Than Expected but Tech Stocks Get Creamed
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Stock Market Today 10/2/20: Dow Holds Up Better Than Expected but Tech Stocks Get Creamed

A double-whammy of bad news before the opening bell had traders anticipating an ugly day for stocks.
October 2, 2020
12 Low-Volatility Stocks to Stabilize Your Portfolio
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12 Low-Volatility Stocks to Stabilize Your Portfolio

Have a look at a dozen low-volatility stocks, many paying rich dividends, that make worthy additions to any defensive investment portfolio.
October 2, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/1/20: Stimulus Talks Keep Stringing Stocks Along
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Stock Market Today 10/1/20: Stimulus Talks Keep Stringing Stocks Along

An effort to pass one more COVID rescue package before the U.S. elections continued to push and pull on the market Thursday.
October 1, 2020
Stock Market Today 9/30/20: Stocks Seesaw on Stimulus Hopes
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Stock Market Today 9/30/20: Stocks Seesaw on Stimulus Hopes

High stimulus hopes stimulated stocks in Wednesday's early going, but Sen. Mitch McConnell threw cold water on a new rescue package, cutting into gain…
September 30, 2020
Stock Market Today 9/29/20: Stocks Slip Ahead of Trump-Biden Tilt
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Stock Market Today 9/29/20: Stocks Slip Ahead of Trump-Biden Tilt

A new rescue package unveiled by House Democrats, as well as more encouraging housing data, couldn't get investors' minds off Tuesday night's debate.
September 29, 2020
Stock Market Today 9/28/20: Renewed Stimulus Hopes Spark Wide Monday Rally 
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Stock Market Today 9/28/20: Renewed Stimulus Hopes Spark Wide Monday Rally 

The House appears primed to take another swing at COVID relief, prompting a big Monday jump in the major stock-market indices.
September 28, 2020
Stock Market Today 9/25/20: Stocks Win the Session but Lose the Week on Growth Fears
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Stock Market Today 9/25/20: Stocks Win the Session but Lose the Week on Growth Fears

The market ended a choppy week of trading with gains, but the Dow and S&P 500 fell on a weekly basis yet again.
September 25, 2020
Stock Market Today 9/24/20: Tech Props up a Tepid Market
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Stock Market Today 9/24/20: Tech Props up a Tepid Market

A roller coaster session managed to finish in positive territory thanks to some big-name tech stocks.
September 24, 2020
Stock Market Today: Stocks Step Back Amid Economic Gloom
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Stock Market Today: Stocks Step Back Amid Economic Gloom

The market gave up its early momentum to finish lower after a disappointing business report and the ongoing impasse in D.C.
September 23, 2020