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Monthly Archive: November 2015

Nov 20 2015

Wall St points to gains after ECB comments

Market Recap 11/19/15:   U.S. stocks dipped on Thursday, as a weak outlook from Dow component UnitedHealth Group (UNH) weighed on health care names. While losses were limited by strength in technology shares, spurred after Intel (INTC) lifted its dividend, investors were also cautious as they bet that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates …

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Nov 19 2015

Wall St rises in wake of Fed minutes, December hike expected

Market Recap 11/18/15:   U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday as evidence grew that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates at its December meeting, which investors took as a sign of confidence in the economy. Minutes from the Fed’s October meeting, which were released Wednesday afternoon, pointed to December, with multiple Fed officials expressing confidence that …

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Nov 18 2015

Caution reigns amid terror fears, ahead of Fed minutes

Market Recap 11/17/15:   U.S. stocks ended flat on Tuesday, with major indexes erasing earlier gains after a soccer match in Europe was called off over fears of a bombing, adding to the geopolitical fears that have risen since Friday’s terrorist attack in Paris. While Wall Street hasn’t dropped because of the attack, with investors viewing it as …

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Nov 17 2015

Stocks rally, ECB seen increasing stimulus in wake of attacks

Market Recap 11/16/15: U.S. stocks surged on Monday, with the S&P 500 posting its best session in three weeks after French air strikes in Syria prompted a sharp rise in oil prices, which in turn lifted energy shares. The strikes came in response to Friday’s deadly terrorist attack in Paris, which had major indexes trading …

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Nov 16 2015

Wall St flat; investors digest recent losses, Paris attacks

Market Recap 11/13/15: U.S. stocks fell sharply on Friday, with major indexes suffering their worst weekly decline since August and the S&P 500 returning to negative territory for the year. Sentiment was hurt by a weaker-than-expected read on retail sales, which suggests the consumer could be struggling at a time when the Federal Reserve seems likely …

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