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Equities Sector Coverage: Rocky Global Economy Has Investors Worried

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Conference Board reported that Leading Indicators rose 0.7% in February. Gold declined from $1656.6 the Troy ounce to $1625.0 staying below its 200-day simple moving averages at $1681.3 for


Equities Sector Coverage: Strong Jobs Numbers Push Wall Street Higher

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Nonfarm Payrolls rose by a statistically skewed 243,000 and with the Unemployment Rate down to 8.3%. Factory Orders rise by 1.1% in December. Nonmanufacturing ISM rose to 56.8 in January. The Dow


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Flat As Europe Remains on Center Stage

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded between 12060.37 and 12202.23, until a late day rally reached a high of 12557.67. The NASDAQ traded between 2612.80 and 2649.59, until a late day rally


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Unphased By Downgrade Scare

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded down to 12,076.71 then up to 12,215.71 staying below its October 27th high at 12,284.31. The NASDAQ traded down from 2661.92 to 2639.18 after a failed test


As Sam Sees It: The Tell-Tale of Retail

Sam Stovall | Equities.com |

Each week, we tap the insight of Sam Stovall, Chief Equity Strategist for S&P Capital IQ, for his perspective on the current market.EQ: There has been a nice run up in the retail-oriented


Equities Sector Coverage: Investors in Search of Safety Unsure Where to Look

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Initial Jobless Claims came in at 423,000 well above the recessionary threshold of 350,000. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged to a new year to date low at 10,597.14 testing the zone of its


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Drop After Fed's Treasury Plan

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Existing home sales rose 7.7% in August to a 5.03 million unit rate, topping the 1.4% gain economists had expected. The FOMC says that economic growth remains slow with continued weakness likely


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Shrugs Off Bad Data, Early Losses to Extend Run

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

According to S&P Case Shiller home prices rose 3.6% in the second quarter, but were down 5.9% year over year. According to the Conference Board Consumer Confidence plunged to 44.5 in August


3 Discount Retailers That Could be Prime for a Climb

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

Discount retailers have been falling lower with the broader market this year, but recent earnings reports indicate the weakness may be unwarranted. On-going economic troubles, ranging from slowing


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


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