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Stock Market Today (10/22/21): AmEx Lifts Dow to New Heights
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/22/21): AmEx Lifts Dow to New Heights

American Express's strong Q3 earnings shone as the Dow closed the week on a high note. Intel and Snap weren't so lucky.
October 22, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/21/21): S&P 500 Squeaks Out a Record Close
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Stock Market Today (10/21/21): S&P 500 Squeaks Out a Record Close

Shrinking unemployment claims and a pop in Tesla on Thursday contributed to a new high for the S&P 500 and gains for the Nasdaq.
October 21, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/20/21): Dow, S&P 500 on the Verge of Fresh Highs
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/20/21): Dow, S&P 500 on the Verge of Fresh Highs

The third-quarter earnings season continues to largely surprise to the upside, with Abbott Labs, Anthem and Verizon helping to drive Wednesday's gains…
October 20, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/19/21): S&P 500, Nasdaq Nab Fifth Straight Win
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/19/21): S&P 500, Nasdaq Nab Fifth Straight Win

A solid round of blue-chip earnings lifted the collective mood on Wall Street.
October 19, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/18/21): Tech, Consumer Stocks Carry Nasdaq Higher
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Stock Market Today (10/18/21): Tech, Consumer Stocks Carry Nasdaq Higher

Disappointing China GDP and industrial production weighed on stocks early Monday, but the S&P 500 and Nasdaq finished higher on the back of Tesla, Fac…
October 18, 2021

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Wedbush: 'Bar is High' Ahead of Tesla (TSLA) Earnings
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Wedbush: 'Bar is High' Ahead of Tesla (TSLA) Earnings

Our preview of the upcoming week's earnings reports includes Tesla (TSLA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Netflix (NFLX).
October 18, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/15/21): Stocks Zip Higher on Robust Retail Sales, Earnings
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/15/21): Stocks Zip Higher on Robust Retail Sales, Earnings

A second consecutive month of unexpected retail-sales growth and more sterling earnings from the financial sector gave Wall Street a lift Friday,
October 15, 2021
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 15, 2021
What Are Public Benefit Corporations (PBCs)?
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What Are Public Benefit Corporations (PBCs)?

PBCs focus not just on profits, but other stakeholders such as people and the planet. And their numbers are growing.
October 15, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/14/21): Economic Data, Earnings Fuel Stock Surge
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Stock Market Today (10/14/21): Economic Data, Earnings Fuel Stock Surge

The producer price index came in below expectations, while weekly jobless claims hit their lowest level since mid-March 2020.
October 14, 2021
General Mills (GIS) Is Wholesome … On Several Counts
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General Mills (GIS) Is Wholesome … On Several Counts

Strong ESG performance, stability and dependable dividends build a compelling case for keeping General Mills on your watch list.
October 14, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/13/21): Inflation Data, Fed Minutes Fail to Budge Dow Much
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/13/21): Inflation Data, Fed Minutes Fail to Budge Dow Much

September's CPI print came in a little hotter than expected Wednesday, while the Fed's latest minutes show tapering could begin as soon as November.
October 13, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/12/21): Stocks Notch Third Straight Loss on Earnings Eve
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Stock Market Today (10/12/21): Stocks Notch Third Straight Loss on Earnings Eve

Third-quarter earnings season kicks off bright and early tomorrow morning.
October 12, 2021
Is Stagflation a Serious Market Risk?
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Is Stagflation a Serious Market Risk?

High inflation and corporate warnings of supply chain issues have brought stagflation fretting to a fever pitch.
October 12, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/11/21): Stocks Start the Week Sluggishly, But Earnings Await
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Stock Market Today (10/11/21): Stocks Start the Week Sluggishly, But Earnings Await

Investors and traders had little to focus on, and equities traded lethargically as a result. That could change as Q3 earnings get underway.
October 11, 2021
JPMorgan Chase (JPM) Jump-Starts Earnings Season
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JPMorgan Chase (JPM) Jump-Starts Earnings Season

Our preview of the upcoming week's earnings reports includes JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Delta Air Lines (DAL) and UnitedHealth (UNH).
October 11, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/8/21): Stocks Slip After Dismal Jobs Number
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/8/21): Stocks Slip After Dismal Jobs Number

The U.S. added a much lower-than-expected 194,000 new jobs in September.
October 8, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/7/21): Stocks Stay Aloft as Congress Nears Stopgap Deal
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Stock Market Today (10/7/21): Stocks Stay Aloft as Congress Nears Stopgap Deal

The Senate appeared close to reaching a short-term solution for the debt ceiling, helping Wednesday's late rally to spill into Thursday.
October 7, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/6/21): Debt-Ceiling Band-Aid Gets Stocks Into the Green
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Stock Market Today (10/6/21): Debt-Ceiling Band-Aid Gets Stocks Into the Green

Equities perked up into positive territory Wednesday after Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell offered up a short-term debt-ceiling extension.
October 6, 2021
3 New-Investor Myths That Need Busting
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3 New-Investor Myths That Need Busting

Preconceived notions that new investors are uninformed risk-takers are misguided. Forget games and cynicism; they need support and guidance.
October 6, 2021
Crypto vs. Forex Trading: What You Need to Know
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Crypto vs. Forex Trading: What You Need to Know

How does forex trading compare to crypto trading? Check out our look at their market structures, exchanges, regulation and more.
October 6, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/5/21): Tech Recovers in Broad-Market Bounce-Back
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/5/21): Tech Recovers in Broad-Market Bounce-Back

Better-than-expected U.S. services data and fresh firepower in the fight against COVID helped stocks claw back much of Monday's losses.
October 5, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/4/21): Nasdaq Spirals as Big Tech Sells Off
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/4/21): Nasdaq Spirals as Big Tech Sells Off

Facebook led a selloff in FAANG stocks after a scathing "60 Minutes" report and site outage.
October 4, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/1/21): Dow Jumps 482 Points on Promising Merck Data
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/1/21): Dow Jumps 482 Points on Promising Merck Data

The blue-chip drugmaker reported positive results for its oral COVID-19 treatment, developed alongside Ridgeback Biotherapeutics.
October 1, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/30/21): S&P 500 Snaps Seven-Month Win Streak
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (9/30/21): S&P 500 Snaps Seven-Month Win Streak

The Dow and Nasdaq also closed out September in the red.
September 30, 2021