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Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Ends Flat As Investors Watch Super Committee

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Next week’s economic data include Existing Home Sales on Monday. Preliminary GDP for Q3 should be revised down to 2.2% from 2.5%. On Wednesday we get Durable Goods Orders, Personal Income and


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Sag to Start Big Week

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

This week the markets will react to PPI and Retail Sales on Tuesday, CPI and Industrial Production on Wednesday and Housing Starts and Jobless Claims on Thursday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Extend Gains As Stocks Push Higher

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Challenger, Grey and Christmas reported that planned layoffs rose to 115,730 in September to levels not seen since April 2009. ADP reported to the contrary that the private sector added 91,000


Tech Stocks Slide on Waning Domestic Demand

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

There was little news to act on during trading on Tuesday. Only a single government report was released for the day, indicating unanticipated improvement in the U.S. services sector in August from


Equities Roundup: Wall Street Flat As Historically Worst Month For Stocks Start

Equities Editors Desk | Equities.com |

Stocks are sliding lower today but have been mostly trading flat as the market may be cooling off from its recent run up. August proved to be a volatile month, and September has traditionally been


Equities Sector Coverage: Market Retakes Positive Territory For 2011

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Mortgage Applications tumbled 9.6% last week with for purchases near a fifteen year low. The demand for refinancings slumped 12.2%. According to ADP, the private sector added just 91,000 workers


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Ends in Red for Fourth Consecutive Week

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened lower trading down to 10,869.64 versus the 200-week simple moving average at 10,730. The Dow turned around in morning trading to 11,086.40 then traded to a


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks End Flat After Choppy Trading

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Producer Price Index rose by a worse than expected 0.2% in July and 0.4% excluding food & energy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded higher on Wednesday morning with a morning high at


Equities Sector Coverage: Consumer Staples Lone Gainer As Stocks Fall

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Import Prices rose by 0.3% in July and by 14% year over year. Housing Starts fell 1.5% in July to an annual rate of 604,000 with single family starts down 4.9% to 425,000. Building Permits


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Pare Losses To Break Losing Streak

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

We had mixed data on the labor market Wednesday morning as Challenger, Grey & Christmas reported that planned layoffs rose to 66,414, a sixteen month high in July, while ADP reported that the


Blockchain in Fintech - Discussion at the EU Parliament

From the recent Blockchain For Europe Summit in Brussels: Panel on Financial Market Infrastructure